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    6 confirmed mumps cases at University of Minnesota
    Posted:Apr 20 2017 06:11PM CDT
    Updated:Apr 20 2017 06:11PM CDT

    MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - State health officials have confirmed six cases of mumps at the University of Minnesota.

    On Thursday, university officials notified students and staff.

    All of the cases have mild...

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    Polk County Public Health - 3 cases of mumps in county
    By Mike Christopherson
    Posted at 11:38 AM

    Although a measles outbreak this spring in the Twin Cities metro area this spring received a great deal of media coverage and resulted in the ramping up of the ongoing vaccination debate which the vast majority of experts feel should have been settled long ago mumps has been a bigger issue than usual of late in Minnesota as well.

    Earlier this spring, a mumps outbreak was reported on the University of Minnesota campus in the Twin Cities. Although appears to be unrelated to anything happening on that campus, Polk County Public Health is currently monitoring a trio of lab-confirmed mumps cases in the county...