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Published On: Fri, Mar 21st, 2014

OSU mumps outbreak hits 40

The number of mumps cases at the Ohio State University has hit 40, with three new cases reported today by Columbus Public Health.

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The three new cases are reported in two OSU students and one staff member.

An email to The Global Dispatch from Columbus Public Health communications director, Jose Rodriguez shows that 55 percent of those infected are male.

Three people required hospitalization for their illness since the outbreak began.

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- Writer, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of The Global Dispatch. Robert has been covering news in the areas of health, world news and politics for a variety of online news sources. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the website, Outbreak News Today and hosts the podcast, Outbreak News Interviews on iTunes, Stitcher and Spotify Robert is politically Independent and a born again Christian Follow @bactiman63

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  1. OSU mumps outbreak spread to Franklin County, OH community, 56 cases confirmed - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] Ohio State University mumps outbreak that, as of Friday, infected 40 people, has spread to the surrounding community in Franklin County, according to a Columbus Public Health […]

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