The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said that the 25-day quarantine campaign for the mumps outbreak in the detention center began on March 7 at its factories in Pine Prairie, Louisiana and Aurora, Colorado.
Phoenix-more than 2,200 people were exposed to Mumps broke out in at least two U.S. immigration detention centers Immigration authorities reported on Tuesday that they have been quarantined.
The Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the 25-day quarantine work began on March 7 at its Pine Prairie, Louisiana and Aurora, Colorado factories.
An ICE spokesperson said that in the past year, 236 detainees had confirmed cases of mumps in 51 facilities.. No cases of the disease were reported at any center of the institution between 2016 and 2018.
Since vaccination began in the late 1960s, mumps has been extremely rare, and infections have been reduced by 99%. It can spread quickly through coughing, sneezing and even talking.
After some employees refused to get vaccinated, measles broke out in an immigration detention center in Eloy, Arizona in 2016.