Bloomington, India (AP) – Health authorities are investigating two confirmed cases of mumps at the University of Indiana in Bloomington. and Monroe District Health Officers
A spokesman for IU said that two students who were roommates in an apartment outside the university had infected the disease. 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.