Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Tops 400
Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has reached 404 cases across three counties. Columbus health officials updated the running total of cases, with 220 of those linked to Ohio State University.
The cases in Delaware, Franklin and Madison counties total a majority of reported cases nationwide. Heath officials have advised college, school and daycare leaders to make sure central Ohio students are immunized and to separate them from those who have not been vaccinated and those who are infected.