The number of mumps cases reported in Indiana has risen to 93, with the majority of cases being reported at four major universities. Confirmed outbreaks of mumps have been reported at Indiana University in Bloomington (34), Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)(5), Purdue University in West Lafayette (11), and Butler University in Indianapolis (24).
An additional 19 cases unrelated to any university outbreaks have been identified across central Indiana since February.
Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiologist with Indiana State Department of Health, Mugdha Golwalkar, joined me for a prerecorded interview Thursday about mumps and the situation in Indiana, to be aired tonight on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show on AM 1380 The Biz in the Tampa Bay area.
Ms. Golwalkar discussed the ABC’s of mumps, the situation in Indiana as of Apr. 28, the vaccine and public health recommendations for people with symptoms.
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