mumps outbreak

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Justin Udo
April 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the last month, dozens of confirmed and suspected mumps cases have popped up at universities and schools in Philadelphia, with Temple University serving as ground zero for the flare-up. As Temple officials work to clear the viral infection from campus, a new...
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Mumps outbreak at Temple University
Matt Rourke/AP
March 27, 2019 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Over 2,000 students and staffers at Temple University took advantage of free vaccine booster shots Wednesday as the number of mumps cases at the school topped 100. Philadelphia health officials said 2,285 people were given shots during the first of two clinics offering the MMR...
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Rachel Kurland
March 21, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is under a mumps watch. As of Thursday afternoon, cases of the mumps have swelled to 74 in total. Temple University confirmed 15 cases of those cases, while the other 59 are probable. MORE: Mumps on the rise, Temple students petition to temporarily...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Dan Wing
March 20, 2019 - 11:03 am
UPDATED: 4:21 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cases of the mumps continue to rise at Temple University. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health said there are now a total of 74 cases of the mumps or mumps exposure in the area. Of those 74 cases, 15 are confirmed, while 59 more are probable...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Paul Kurtz
March 06, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mumps outbreak at Temple University is getting worse. The number of mumps-related cases has jumped from 11 to 17 over the past few days, according to Mark Denys, director of Student and Employee Health Services. "There are seven that have been confirmed in our...
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