More mumps cases reported on MU campus

The 17 cases from this semester alone.

COLUMBIA, MO. - The number of confirmed mumps cases at the University of Missouri is growing.

The university has recorded 17 cases since the beginning of the fall semester. The school says all the students received the required two doses of a vaccine that protects against the disease.

Mumps is a viral infection that causes swelling in the salivary glands and cheeks.

Students with symptoms have been asked to stay at home.


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