"Ohio Outbreak Now Involves Over 200 Mumps Cases"

Ohio mumps outbreak infections continue and spread with many patients still tied to Ohio State University

(dailyRx News) An Ohio outbreak of mumps has continued this week, with a wider geographical area now reporting cases. Health officials are working to slow the spread as the case count grows.

The outbreak began earlier in the year on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus, but spread off-campus into the wider community during March.

At the latest report, a number of additional communities in central Ohio had reported cases. Health officials are stressing the importance of vaccinations to help prevent infections.

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