At least 67 cases of mumps tied to Temple University

At least 67 cases of mumps tied to Temple University

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By Shamard Charles, M.D.

Health officials say at least 67 cases of mumps have been tied to Temple University, the most cases in the city since 2011.

Testing confirmed that 12 people contracted the disease and 55 others are considered probable cases, a spokesman for the Philadelphia Department of Health said Monday. The tally of cases jumped significantly in the past week. A count last Tuesday sat at 54.

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