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DHHS reports increase in mumps cases


Lincoln – The number of mumps cases increased from 10 to 21 according to public health officials with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The cases are related to an outbreak at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.

Most students have returned home for the summer and some started experiencing symptoms.  New cases have been reported by Cass, Douglas, Dodge, Hall, Madison and Platte counties in the past week. DHHS is working with the local health departments involved to investigate these cases. 

“Mumps is an illness caused by a highly contagious virus and this outbr...

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