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NC: High Point University confirms 31 cases of contagious mumps on campus, 7 cases reported at Elon University

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    High Point University confirms 8 cases of contagious mumps on campus, 1 case reported at Elon University
    Posted 12:18 pm, October 5, 2019, by Web Staff

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point University is taking action after the Guilford County Health Department and Novant Health helped to confirm eight cases of mumps, a contagious infection, on campus Saturday.

    One case of mumps has also been reported at Elon University.

    "The university continues to follow protocol to ensure the students impacted receive appropriate care and have been provided with alternative housing," HPU said in a news release...

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    Three more at Elon University have mumps; total at six
    By Times-News
    Posted at 5:41 PM

    Three more cases of the mumps have brought the total at Elon University to six.

    The county Health Department continues to offer vaccinations on campus. They won’t prevent mumps in anyone already infected, but will decrease the danger for everyone else.

    The Health Department also is working to identify anyone with possible symptoms...


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      Confirmed mumps cases at High Point University spikes to 11
      WXII Updated: 12:15 PM EDT Oct 8, 2019 Web Staff

      HIGH POINT, N.C. —

      The number of confirmed mumps cases on college campuses continues to rise across the Triad.

      In collaboration with the Guilford County Health Department, High Point University officials told WXII 12 News that there are now 11 confirmed cases of mumps on campus.

      Monday, HPU said it was monitoring eight cases.

      Up the road at Elon University, campus officials told WXII 12 News on Monday that they have six confirmed cases...


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        More Cases of Mumps Confirmed on HPU Campus
        By Spectrum News Staff High Point
        PUBLISHED 3:45 PM ET Oct. 23, 2019

        HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point University confirmed three new cases of mumps on campus, bringing the total to 14...


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          Mumps won't let up at two area universities; total number of cases at High Point and Elon up to 37
          By John Newsom j
          30 min ago

          Two area universities can't seem to get rid of the mumps.

          Elon University had gone about three weeks without a reported case of the contagious viral disease until Monday, when the university said another student contracted the mumps. That's the university's seventh confirmed case since Sept. 24 — and first since Oct. 7.

          High Point University, meanwhile, has seen the number of on-campus mumps cases hit 30, a spokeswoman for the Guilford County Department of Public Health said Monday...


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            Mumps cases continue to grow
            By Paul B. Johnson

            Nov 08

            GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services and High Point University continue to address cases of mumps that keep breaking out on campus.

            HPU has 31 confirmed cases of mumps and another 11 cases under investigation, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners were told during a work session Thursday. Mumps cases have grown in recent weeks on campus...