Number of confirmed mumps cases at CofC jumps to 43 – Live 5 News WCSC

“The vaccine will not prevent infection if you have already been exposed, but will minimize the risk from future exposure.“Especially as students and campus community members approach the Halloween holiday, it remains important to be aware of the symptoms of mumps and to take steps to keep our community healthy,” Berry said. “To prevent the spread of mumps and other viruses, cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing; avoid sharing food, drinks and items such as eating utensils, cigarettes or vaping devices; and avoid activities that may result in saliva exposure.”

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