A Massive Mumps Outbreak Has Been Reported In Washington — Here’s What We Know

While the rest of the country has been dealing with natural disasters and devastating storms, the city of Spokane has been dealing with its own personal epidemic. Beginning just at the end of last year, a Mumps outbreak took place after two residents were reportedly infected with the disease. Since then the number of infected people in Washington has continued to rise and health officials are predicting more outbreaks to come.

Do you know anyone who’s affected by this outbreak? To find out more about where you can get the MMR vaccine, follow the Spokane Regional Health District on Facebook for updates and more information.