Federal health authorities said Wednesday they were sending 50,000 doses of mumps vaccine to Iowa and other affected areas in an effort to control the largest outbreak in 20 years.
A virus that we vaccinate about everyone against is steadily spreading across the Midwest, and may spread nation wide. It makes me wonder, Just how quickly could a virus we don't have a vaccine against spread?
In any case, this does make for a good learning opportunity for the CDC to study many aspects of the spread and response to a dangerous viral outbreak.
Mumps Bird Flu