Ohio State Mumps Outbreak Expands

the MPR take:

After an initial outbreak at Ohio State University, cases of mumps are now being reported in the surrounding community as well. As of March 21st, 56 people have reported being infected in Franklin County, OH and 40 of these cases have been connected to the Ohio State University community. The outbreak linked to the campus has been occurring since mid-February and health officials are urging those who have not been vaccinated or have received only one of two doses of MMR to get the vaccine as soon as possible. 

Ohio State Mumps Outbreak Expands
Ohio State Mumps Outbreak Expands
Wikimedia Commons/ Derek Jensen A mumps outbreak linked to Ohio State University's campus is now being considered a community-wide outbreak as more cases have been reported throughout Franklin County, Ohio, local health officials said Monday in an emailed press release. Fifty-six people have ...

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