Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Mumps outbreak spreads on campuses

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A mumps outbreak has spread from Wheaton College to two other small schools in Chicago's western suburbs.

The Wheaton College outbreak has spread to 47 cases, the DuPage County Health Department told the Chicago Tribune. Five more cases are under investigation, the newspaper said.

Elmhurst College has confirmed its first case, while Benedictine College in Lisle reported a case last week.

A total of 72 cases of mumps have been reported in DuPage County so far this year.
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