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Two cases of mumps confirmed

Shelby Helton April 6, 2017

Two cases of mumps have been detected in residents of Fayette County within the last week, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department. The cause of the new cases has yet to be determined....

More than 30 patients monitored for mumps

Cheyene Miller [email protected] March 3, 2016

About two weeks after UK officials confirmed three cases of mumps on campus, 36 students are being monitored and randomly tested for the virus.According to Director of Nursing for Student and Employee...

UK holding mumps vaccine clinic Wednesday

News Staff February 22, 2016

University Health Services will hold a mumps (MMR) vaccination clinic for UK students from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the UHS first floor lobby.Three students contracted the virus last week and multiple...

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Three cases of mumps confirmed at UK

News Staff February 19, 2016

Three patients tested positive for mumps after health officials began seeing a cluster of students with swollen salivary glands, UK administration confirmed Friday night.The campuswide email said UK health...

As of Friday evening, the UK Chandler Hospital has seen 15 cases of parotitis. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

Health Services alerts campus amid string of illnesses

News Staff February 12, 2016

University Health Services sent a campus-wide email Thursday asking students, faculty and staff to seek medical attention if their salivary glands become swollen.As of Friday evening, 15 cases of UK students...

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