Back in January, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it was getting involved with a large outbreak of mumps in Washington state. At the time, it was uncertain if the problem was isolated to the region. It's now becoming clear that the uptick of infections is occurring across the United States.
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A mumps outbreak in Washington has health officials concerned over how to keep the disease contained. The state reported on Wednesday that there have been 278 confirmed and probable cases of mumps across five different counties since October. Now, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is getting involved to help fight the spread of the contagious disease.