The Register’s Tony Leys on Iowa health officials’ mumps surprise: the state has 300 cases, more than the whole nation should have. Leys did some real reporting, apparently, and personalizes the lede: “Sara Breitbach’s aching jaw is at the center of a medical mystery.” One suspects this puzzler has legs and that we’ll be reading more about it.
Des Moines Register link is dead. A search finds news stories began in Mid March. TV station KETV had this March 14.