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Low immunization rate in Methow Valley district worries health officials

Low immunization rate in Methow Valley district worries health officials

Immunization rates in the Methow Valley School District are among the lowest in the state, raising concerns among local health officials during this winter’s mumps outbreak, the state’s most serious in 50 years. Almost 10 percent of the district’s 600 students are considered “at-risk” because they do not meet the required immunization schedule for …
Health officials urge immunization against mumps outbreak

Health officials urge immunization against mumps outbreak

Washington state is seeing the largest outbreak of mumps since the 1970s, with 533 cases as of Feb. 27, including one case confirmed in an adult in Okanogan County last week. The largest number of cases, 235, are in Spokane County, closely followed by King County with 205, and Pierce with 54. …