Mumps reported at VCU, health department says

Posted at 8:53 AM, Mar 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-28 08:54:35-04

Richmond, Va. – (WTKR) The Richmond City Health Department has confirmed a case of mumps in the VCU community, according to WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, Va.

The health department says mumps is an acute viral disease that is transmitted from person-to-person through coughing and sneezing, but can also be spread through direct contact such as sharing drinks, or kissing.

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