Indiana University officials have reported three additional mumps cases at the IU Bloomington campus, bringing the outbreak total to 23 since Mar. 12.
Symptoms of mumps may include: Swelling and tenderness in front of and below one or both ears and along the jaw; Pain along the jaw and in front of and below one or both ears; Fever; Tiredness; Muscle aches and Loss of appetite.
Most people recover completely in a few weeks. People who do not have swelling may still spread the virus to others.
School officials say if you experience symptoms, isolate yourself and seek medical attention by calling your provider.
- IU Bloomington: Call the IU Health Center at 812-855-4011. If after hours, you will be connected with an on-call nurse. If not a student, call your health care provider.
- IUPUI: Call IUPUI Campus Health at 317-274-8214 or 317-274-2274 to schedule an appointment.
- Regional campuses: Contact your health care provider to make an appointment.
From January 1 to March 29, 2019, 34 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. reported mumps infections in 426 people to CDC.