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    Source: https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2...-harvard-yale/


    Mumps Returns to Harvard Again, Per Health Services Director
    By Alexandra A. Chaidez, Crimson Staff Writer
    8 hours ago

    Paul J. Barreira, director of Harvard University Health Services, confirmed “recent cases of mumps and infectious mononucleosis” on campus this semester in an email to College students Tuesday.

    This is not the first time this year University affiliates have contracted the disease. Cases of mumps were found most recently among campus affiliates in Feb. 2018 — almost two years after the first major outbreak in recent memory back in spring 2016. HUHS recorded more than 60 confirmed cases during the 2016 outbreak, and the Cambridge Public Health Department quarantined infected students for five days.

    Barreira recommended that students take several precautions ahead of the Harvard-Yale football game, slated to be played on Nov. 17...
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