The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) in Philadelphia confirmed two additional mumps cases in students yesterday, bringing the total to three.
The Daily Pennsylvanian reports that Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said that the three cases at Penn are not related to each other.
All three students are no longer in isolation and are no longer contagious, Dubé said.
Philadelphia area schools have reported sporadic mumps cases recently to include Drexel and West Chester University.
Temple University has seen an outbreak of mumps that as of last week, there were 18 confirmed and 107 probable mumps cases.
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The good thing at Penn is the immunization compliance rate is high, at about 99 percent, according to Dubé.
However, he does advise students to act with caution over the weekend as students will likely be around crowds of people during Spring Fling on April 13.
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