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Clemson confirms case of mumps on campus

Clemson confirms case of mumps on campus


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Clemson University confirmed a case of mumps on campus on Friday.

Here is the email that was sent out to all students and faculty:

Clemson University officials, in coordination with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), have identified an individual on its main campus with a confirmed case of mumps. University officials have been in communication with DHEC to identify persons who may have been in close contact with the individual. DHEC has provided an exposure letter to those persons so that they can monitor for symptoms.

Clemson and DHEC remain committed to ensuring any risk of mumps transmission is quickly identified and addressed. Mumps is a contagious viral infection with no specific treatment, but symptoms typically disappear over the course of a few weeks. However, it is preventable through vaccination. If you have never received the MMR vaccine, the recommendation is to receive the full two-dose series. The vaccine will not prevent infection if you have already been exposed, but will protect you from future exposure.

Here are precautions against mumps advised by DHEC:

o Wash hands frequently and efficiently. When unable to wash with soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

o Cover your mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; use your upper sleeve to cover your cough, not your hand.

o Avoid sharing food, drinks and items such as eating utensils, cigarettes or vaping devices.

o Avoid participating in any activities that may result in saliva exposure.

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TigerNet News®
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CUTiger1989®
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jbodycott
spacer There was a small outbreak in the Charleston area
TigersAndCubs
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TigerDominance
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1972 Tiger®
spacer Sooo...
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spacer Re: Interesting to see this pop up
TigerSurvivor®
spacer I'm sure HIPAA laws prevent that from being made public
TigersAndCubs
spacer Nice Try, Abstinence Club
ryanadidas®
spacer Good luck with that on a college campus!***
TigersAndCubs
spacer Re: Good luck with that on a college campus!***
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spacer Who exchanges saliva during coitus?
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spacer Your sister.***
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spacer Danm anti-vaxxers!!!
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TigersAndCubs
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spacer Racist AF. How about the anti-vaxxers
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CUTiger1989®
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spacer Freakin anti-vaxxers
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