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State reports confirmed cases of mumps PDF Print E-mail

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has received 20 reports of confirmed or probable cases of mumps connected to an event in Columbus.  So far, six cases have been lab-confirmed. 

Of the confirmed or probable mumps cases, 18 have been linked to participation or attendance at an alumni basketball tournament at Columbus Scotus High School on March 26-27.  The cases were reported to the agency in mid to late April. 

Of the 20 reported cases, 18 are residents of Nebraska and two are residents of Colorado and Arizona, respectively.  Public health authorities there have been notified. 

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