BLOOMINGTON, Indiana – Indiana State University in Bloomington claims that another three students are diagnosed with mumps, which is six cases in the past few months.
Indiana law says students are required to show proof of vaccine by the end of the first semester, but people can still get a mumps, even with vaccines. The CDC says that experts do not know exactly why this is so.
According to IU officials, the first two students with a mumps diagnosis are neighbors who live in a dwelling outside the campus. The third person also lives outside of the campus. It is unclear whether this person was in contact with the first two people.
The last three cases were confirmed last week. One of the patients lives in the house of the brotherhood; Two other patients live outside the campus.
Indiana is among the top ten states this year. and avoid contact with others if they have symptoms. They also offer free MMR doses for close contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with mumps, but currently dosages are not widespread throughout the campus. appetite The CDC says the majority of people with mumps are restored within two weeks. the doctor