The University and the Department of Health of Indiana have confirmed the cases being investigated by state and health officials in Monroe County. The school has advised that health officials work to identify anyone who may have been in close contact with the students.
Mumps is infected and spreads through coughing and sneezing. Common symptoms include fever, headache, and painfully swollen salivary glands, which can cause swollen cheeks. Most people recover after a few weeks.
The mumps vaccine is part of the routine child shots.