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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://health.syr.edu/health-tips/mu...cinations.html
    How many cases of mumps are there at Syracuse University?
    As of Dec. 21, there are:
    • Confirmed Cases: 54
    • Probable Cases: 90

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://health.syr.edu/health-tips/mu...cinations.html
    Mumps and Vaccinations

    How many cases of mumps are there at Syracuse University?
    As of Dec. 4, there are:
    • Confirmed Cases: 51
    • Probable Cases: 81

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://dailyorange.com/2017/10/heres...se-university/


    Here’s a timeline of the mumps outbreak at Syracuse University
    Syracuse University Health Services has been isolating students that contract the disease.
    By Jordan MullerAsst. News Editor
    UPDATED: Friday, Nov. 24, at 10:37 a.m.

    Mumps, a highly-contagious airborne disease, broke out at Syracuse University at the end of August. Since then, more than 70 students have been affected.

    Here’s a timeline of the mumps outbreak so far:

    End of August

    SU officials confirm one student has contracted mumps

    Sept. 5

    Students who may have been in contact with the infected student receive an email notification...

    ...Nov. 22

    Confirmed: 45

    Probable: 81

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: https://dailyhornet.com/2017/syracus...utbreak-grows/

    Syracuse University Offers Mumps Vaccine As Outbreak Grows
    Syracuse University is offering thousands of free booster shots of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine to fight an ongoing outbreak of mumps that has infected at least 27 people on campus.
    Daily Hornet on October 24, 2017

    Syracuse University is offering athletes and undergraduates a free 3rd dose of the MMR vaccine during two clinics in Flanagan Gymnasium on October 26 and October 27 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

    Students are being asked to avoid risky behaviors such as kissing, sharing eating utensils, and drinks. “This includes drinking games,” the university wrote to students in an e-mail on Monday afternoon.

    Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga County Health Commissioner, has confirmed 27 cases of mumps and 50 probable cases among students, athletes, and other people with links to Syracuse University...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cnycentral.com/news/local/off...it-gets-better

    Officials say SU mumps outbreak will get worse before it gets better
    by CNYCentral


    Mumps, measles and rubella booster vaccinations are being offered to Syracuse University students as the number of mumps cases in the county continues to steadily increase.

    During a news conference Monday, Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta said there are currently 27 confirmed cases of mumps in the county and a further 47 probable cases. A running tally is being updated on the county's website daily.

    Two of the probable cases involve non-Syracuse University students, though one of those cases does have a tie to the university, Dr. Gupta said. All of the remaining cases affect Syracuse University students...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cnycentral.com/news/local/hea...nondaga-county

    Health officials: 24 confirmed cases of mumps in Onondaga County
    by Luke Parsnow


    SYRACUSE, N.Y. —

    The current number of confirmed cases of mumps in Onondaga County is now 24, according to county Health Department officials. The number of probable cases is 27.

    The majority of cases come from Syracuse University, which has seen a rise in cases in the last week, health officials said. As of Friday, SU Health Services said the university had 22 confirmed cases and 19 probable cases...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://dailyorange.com/2017/10/22-mu...ty-5-probable/

    22 mumps cases confirmed at Syracuse University, 5 probable
    The university confirmed an additional nine students had contracted the mumps since last Wednesday.
    By Jordan MullerAsst. News Editor
    4 hours ago

    The number of confirmed mumps infections at Syracuse University jumped from 13 to 22 in the last two days, according to the university’s Office of Health Services.

    There are five probable cases in addition to the 22 that are confirmed.

    All students that have contracted the disease have been properly vaccinated, according to the health services website.

    Students diagnosed with or suspected of contracting the disease are being isolated from the campus community for up to five days.

    Some of the students with confirmed or suspected mumps cases are being housed in hotels, including the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center, an SU spokesperson confirmed...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cnycentral.com/news/local/cou...on-mumps-cases

    Health officials call recent mumps cases at SU an outbreak
    by CNYCentral

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. —

    The Onondaga County Health Department is calling a recent rash of mumps cases at Syracuse University an outbreak.

    During a news conference Wednesday morning, health officials confirmed 13 Syracuse University students have been diagnosed with mumps since September 21 and said there are five additional "probable" cases. Each of the confirmed cases occurred in students who had received the vaccination, officials said...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://www.syracuse.com/health/index...ast_month.html

    Syracuse University confirms 14 mumps cases, up from 2 last month and 8 last week
    Updated on October 9, 2017 at 7:55 PM
    Posted on October 9, 2017 at 7:34 PM
    By Catie O'Toole
    syracuse.com

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The number of Syracuse University students diagnosed with mumps has jumped from two to eight to now 14, officials said.

    SU's Office of Health Services emailed students, staff and faculty Sept. 21 to say two SU students had been diagnosed with mumps. At the time, the university said it was working closely with the Onondaga County Health Department to monitor the situation, and expected students to make a full recovery within a few weeks.

    Last week, the number of confirmed cases of the mumps reached eight, university officials said...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cuse.com/news/2017/10/6/-cuse...on-events.aspx

    Men's Lacrosse | 10/6/2017 6:48:00 PM |
    'Cuse Men's and Women's Lacrosse Cancel Fall Season Events

    Citing the health and well-being of its student-athletes, its opponents and the campus community, Syracuse University announced today that its men's and women's lacrosse teams will not participate in fall season events.

    During the past few weeks, the University has been working closely with New York State and Onondaga County Health Department officials to swiftly respond to confirmed cases of mumps among its student population. Currently, eight students have been diagnosed with mumps, including members of the men's and women's lacrosse teams...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cnycentral.com/news/local/two...use-university

    Two mumps cases confirmed at Syracuse University
    by CNYCentral
    Thursday, September 21st 2017

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two cases of mumps have been confirmed among the Syracuse University student population, according to a letter sent to students by the university's Office of Health Services.

    The Onondaga County Department of Health also confirmed the cases, which it said had been reported since the last week of August...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://www.timesunion.com/allwcm/art...s-11206309.php


    Capital Region deals with first mumps outbreak in years
    By Claire Hughes Updated 5:40 pm, Thursday, June 8, 2017

    ...The Capital Region is experiencing its first outbreak of mumps in years, with 45 cases in the four-county region so far in 2017. For some parts of the area, these are the first cases of mumps in several years. And in Rensselaer County this year's two reported cases are the first seen there in 20 years, said Public Health Director Mary Fran Wachunas... More Information

    Mumps cases by county, 2017
    Albany : 29
    Saratoga: 13
    Rensselaer: 2
    Schenectady: 1


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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mumps-e...tudents-19080/

    Home » US News » Mumps: Eight cases reported in UAlbany students
    Mumps: Eight cases reported in UAlbany students
    by News Desk
    April 29, 2017

    The State University of New York, University at Albany (UAlbany) is currently dealing with eight confirmed cases of mumps in the student body. The affected students are being cared for and are isolated from the rest of the student body while they recover.

    UAlbany is working closely with the Albany County Department of Health (ACDOH) to reduce the chances of the disease from spreading further...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://cbs6albany.com/news/local/thr...med-at-ualbany

    Three cases of mumps confirmed at UAlbany
    by WRGB Staff
    Saturday, April 22nd 2017

    ALBANY -- Three UAlbany students have been confirmed to have mumps, and are isolated from the campus community for the present.

    The university reported that the affected students are receiving appropriate care and will remain isolated until they are no longer contagious...

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://www.thelcn.com/lcn02/after-st...-zero-20170213


    After state review, SUNY Geneseo mumps cases back to zero
    By BEN BEAGLE
    PUBLISHED: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 AT 3:20 PM

    The number of mumps cases at SUNY Geneseo since the beginning of the semester has been reset at zero.

    The state Department of Health ruled during the weekend that after reviewing additional information associated with the most recently reported case of mumps, that the case does not meet the “case definition” for the infection.

    With the ruling, SUNY Geneseo does not have any cases of mumps on campus and unvaccinated students have been allowed to return to the college. There are no other cases currently awaiting diagnosis...

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