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Three cases of mumps found at University of Oklahoma

Posted at 11:14 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 12:14:00-04

NORMAN, Okla. -- The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced that three cases of mumps have been confirmed at the University of Oklahoma, KFOR reported.

Additional details were not released.

Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. Symptoms start as fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite and swollen salivary glands.

Outbreaks typically occur when people have prolonged contact with another person who has mumps, such as attending class, playing on the same sports team, or living in the same dormitory.

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