2013 - Monmouth County Outbreak
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), in conjunction with the Monmouth County Health Department and additional local and county health departments, is investigating an outbreak of mumps associated with Belmar, New Jersey. As of 11/21/2013, there are 52 outbreak-associated cases and 2 reports under investigation in NJ. Cases range in age from 16 to 50, with a median of 27 years of age. Illness onset dates range from 08/03/2013 through 10/12/2013. Most individuals involved report having received age-appropriate vaccinations, but dates of vaccination have not yet been verified.
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