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  • Study: Orthodox Jewish males transmitted mumps in school

    November 1, 2012 | 11:12 am

    A mumps outbreak in New York and New Jersey in which 97 percent of the more than 3,500 cases were Orthodox Jews was a result of the way Orthodox boys are schooled, according to a new study.

    study on the June 2009 to June 2010 outbreak in New York City, two upstate New York...

  • Mumps Outbreak Hits Los Angeles

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    May 18, 2010 | 11:48 pm

    A mumps outbreak among observant Jews on the East Coast appears to be spreading to the Los Angeles Jewish community.

    Eight cases of the mumps have been confirmed in Los Angeles this year, at least six of them in the observant Jewish community in the last two months, according to...