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Close quarters like residence halls, communal eating spaces, and classrooms increase your odds of mingling with unwanted germs. Being up-to-date on your immunizations protects you against vaccine-preventable diseases and lowers your chances of spreading illness to others. Immunizations keep the student population healthier and help reduce transmission because viruses spread slower in highly immunized populations. […]
Mumps is a contagious viral illness that spreads by droplets of saliva or mucus from the mouth, nose, or throat of an infected person, usually when the person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
We know Badgers are overachievers but this takes it to a whole new level. This week, we’ve seen three different illnesses in students: mumps, pneumonia and conjunctivitis. We covered mumps and pneumonia in previous blogs. Info on mumps can be found here and info on pneumonia can be found here. Conjunctivitis is what’s commonly known […]
UHS has confirmed that three UW-Madison students have recently been diagnosed with mumps. The cases don’t appear to be connected and UHS is working with public health officials to monitor the situation. More info » 1. The lowdown on mumps. Mumps is a contagious viral illness that spreads by droplets of saliva or mucus from […]
Most people love a good comeback story–but not when it refers to a long dormant disease like the mumps. UHS has recently confirmed that three UW-Madison students have been diagnosed with mumps. You may have only heard of the mumps as an illness you’re vaccinated for when you’re a toddler. These vaccinations have turned the […]