Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Illinois Mumps Outbreak Slowly Affecting Champaign County

Monday - May 01, 2006

Public Health is Watching a Handful of Local Cases

As of April 28, 2006, a total of 193 mumps cases had been recorded in Illinois. So far this year, Champaign County has seen a total of six cases of mumps (four confirmed and two probable; one of the probable cases dates from February). While the outbreak is slow to affect Champaign County, the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and the Champaign County Public Health Department are offering mumps vaccine to those who have no evidence of immunity.

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