Three cases of mumps confirmed at Penn State main campus

Three cases of mumps confirmed at Penn State main campus

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Health officials at Penn State main campus confirmed there are three cases of mumps at the school.

Students are urged to take measures to keep themselves safe from the contagious disease.

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According to the CDC, mumps is caused by a virus. It starts with a fever, headache, muscle aches and loss of appetite among other symptoms. This is followed by the swelling of glands causing puffy cheeks and a tender, swollen jaw.

CLICK HERE for more information from the CDC about mumps.

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