Mumps Outbreak at U of Illinois, U of Missouri

July 30, 2015

Cases of the mumps have broken out on two different campuses, health officials reported this week. Fifty cases of the mumps have been reported in Champaign county in Illinois and most of them are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, The Chicago Tribune reported Monday. At the University of Missouri, six students have been confirmed with cases of the mumps and four more cases are being tested for the illness, The Columbia Tribune reported. The Illinois campus and Ohio State University had similar outbreaks in 2014.

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