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Delaware’s Dr. Vibha Sanwal Receives CDC’s Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Vibha Sanwal, MD, from Rainbow Pediatrics of Georgetown & Lewes, has been named a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for her outstanding efforts to promote childhood immunizations in her clinic offices. The Division of Public Health’s nominated her for the award.




Four More Mumps Cases Identified, Bringing Total to 19

he Division of Public Health (DPH) has identified four more cases of the mumps in Delaware as part of its ongoing investigation of an outbreak among attendees at two multi-cultural dances in New Castle County, bringing the total number of mumps cases in 2018 to 19. At least 11 of the 19 persons with mumps attended either the Feb. 10, or March 3, 2018, social dance (Baile Mexicano) that took place at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.




DPH Announces Delaware Flu Case Likely Related to Contact With Pigs At County Fair in Maryland

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of a variant influenza virus (in this instance H3N2v) in a female Sussex County resident under age 18, who had close contact with pigs at a county fair in Maryland. The case is mild and the individual is recovering.




New Castle County Resident is First Flu-Related Death of the 2015-2016 Season

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2015-2016 flu season. The individual is an 88-year-old man from New Castle County who died on March 14, 2016. The Delaware Public Health Laboratory confirmed that he was infected with influenza A. The gentleman also had underlying health conditions.




Delaware Confirms First Influenza Case for 2015-2016

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reports the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2015-2016 flu season.







 Pages Tagged With: "immunization"

Delaware’s Dr. Vibha Sanwal Receives CDC’s Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Vibha Sanwal, MD, from Rainbow Pediatrics of Georgetown & Lewes, has been named a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for her outstanding efforts to promote childhood immunizations in her clinic offices. The Division of Public Health’s nominated her for the award.




Four More Mumps Cases Identified, Bringing Total to 19

he Division of Public Health (DPH) has identified four more cases of the mumps in Delaware as part of its ongoing investigation of an outbreak among attendees at two multi-cultural dances in New Castle County, bringing the total number of mumps cases in 2018 to 19. At least 11 of the 19 persons with mumps attended either the Feb. 10, or March 3, 2018, social dance (Baile Mexicano) that took place at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.




DPH Announces Delaware Flu Case Likely Related to Contact With Pigs At County Fair in Maryland

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced today the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of a variant influenza virus (in this instance H3N2v) in a female Sussex County resident under age 18, who had close contact with pigs at a county fair in Maryland. The case is mild and the individual is recovering.




New Castle County Resident is First Flu-Related Death of the 2015-2016 Season

Delaware’s Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2015-2016 flu season. The individual is an 88-year-old man from New Castle County who died on March 14, 2016. The Delaware Public Health Laboratory confirmed that he was infected with influenza A. The gentleman also had underlying health conditions.




Delaware Confirms First Influenza Case for 2015-2016

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reports the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2015-2016 flu season.