All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mumps’

Corey Perry of the NHL Diagnosed with Mumps

Anaheim Ducks players Corey Perry and Francois Beauchemin have been diagnosed with mumps. National Hockey League winger Perry has been cleared of the disease and is set to resume workouts Thursday, while Beauchemin is still in the hospital receiving intravenous fluids. Though, Ducks medical director Craig Milhouse said that he is improving. Mumps, or epidemic parotitis, is a viral illness …

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Mumps Outbreak Spreads Outside OSU Campus

The recent mumps outbreak on The Ohio State University’s campus has officially spilled into the general Franklin County area. Twenty-eight cases of mumps were documented in Columbus since the beginning of February, but had previously been limited to OSU students and faculty, ages 18 to 48. As of the time of Columbus Public Health’s press release updating the public on …

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Mumps Outbreak at OSU Renews Prevention Discussion

Mumps continues to make a comeback this year, recently hitting Ohio State University after making the rounds at Fordham University last month. The number of infections in reports steadily increased: 11, then 13, 23, and finally 28. Victims included students and a member of the OSU staff. Since students have returned to campus after spring break, the issue has become …

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Ohio State University Mumps Outbreak Getting Worse

Over 28 cases of mumps have been confirmed at Ohio State University. Every infected person is either a student at the college or has connections to it. All of the infected people but one have received mumps vaccinations. School officials are afraid that the number of cases will grow over the next few weeks as students continue to be exposed …

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Mumps Outbreak: 14 Fordham Dorm Students Infected Since January

An outbreak of the mumps has spread across two of the Fordham University campuses, with the number of infected students rising each day since Monday. “The University community was notified that there has now been one case of suspected mumps reported at the Lincoln Center campus, and four new cases at Rose Hill,” officials from Fordham reported included in a …

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