Blogarchief

Ease Travelclinic & Health Support Logo

 

< terug naar archief

15 december 2011

Mumps among students

Afbeelding - Mumps among students

The GGD Zuid Limburg (Public Health Service) has informed all current and prospective students of Maastricht University about the mumps by e-mail. Since December 2009, an increase of mumps has been reported in The Netherlands. In 2011, new cases of mumps are still being reported. Especially students have an increased risk of mumps. This is partly due to the intense contact between people in student houses, student associations, parties and introduction activities. Because of the ongoing transmission of mumps among students, GGD Zuid Limburg advises students who are not, or only once, vaccinated against mumps to get additional vaccination(s).

Also vaccinated students can get mumps, most likely because the protective effect of the vaccine is decreasing over the years. Vaccination against mumps (MMR/BMR) is important to prevent complications of a mumps infection. Research shows that among persons who develop mumps, vaccinated persons have a significantly lower risk of serious complications than those who have not been vaccinated against mumps.

Do you have symptoms, possibly matching mumps?
Please contact you general practitioner. The GGD monitors the current mumps epidemic. We would like to ask you, in case of symptoms, to contact the GGD Zuid Limburg as well (if you're living here in the region). The GGD can do an additional saliva and urine test.

More information or vaccination?
For more information, contact the department of infectious diseases of the GGD Zuid Limburg by calling 045-8506609 or send an email to info@ggdzl.nl Would you like to be vaccinated, please contact EASE Travel Clinic & Health Support in Maastricht (0900-8504466). The vaccination will cost 20 euros.
If you do not (yet) live in the South Limburg region, please contact your regional Public Health Service or your own general practitioner (also when you have symptoms, possibly matching mumps).

Meer berichten over

Recente berichten

13 december 2018

Reizigersdiarree bij kinderen

Afbeelding - Reizigersdiarree bij kinderen

Het kan eigenlijk iedereen overkomen. Je bent...

> Lees verder

22 november 2018

Goed voorbereid naar Zuid-Afrika

Afbeelding - Goed voorbereid naar Zuid-Afrika

Zuid-Afrika is een geweldig land, met...

> Lees verder

06 juli 2018

Mazelen in Europa

In een aantal Europese landen zijn momenteel...

> Lees verder

05 juli 2018

Zwemmen met walvishaaien

Afbeelding - Zwemmen met walvishaaien

Eén van onze front office medewerkers heeft...

> Lees verder

26 juni 2018

Groene Schildpadden in Akumal

Afbeelding - Groene Schildpadden in Akumal

Eén van onze eigen medewerkers (misschien heb...

> Lees verder

Ease is powered by:

MUMC Logo

GGD Zuid Logo

Afspraak maken?
Bel Ease!
088-0049149
Ma t/m Vr 08:00 - 17:00 uur

OVER EASE

Ease Travel Clinic & Health Support is gespecialiseerd in reizigersadvisering, reisvaccinaties en bedrijfsvaccinaties. Onze reizigersverpleegkundigen geven je persoonlijk advies en de benodigde inentingen op basis van jouw bestemming, gezondheid en reisplannen. Je kunt terecht bij één van onze vijf vestigingen in Limburg. Ease is powered by GGD Zuid-Limburg.

OOK INTERESSANT

Bedrijfsvaccinaties
Vacatures
Privacy statement
Cookie Policy
Disclaimer


POSTADRES

Ease Travelclinic & Health Support Maastricht
Postbus 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht

Deze website maakt gebruik van cookies. Meer informatie vindt u in onze Cookie policy. OK