BU: Some students may have mumps

Last updated: November 11, 2013 - 3:27pm


BLOOMSBURG — University officials are warning students and employees that some students have been experiencing possible symptoms of mumps over the past two weeks.

Those already vaccinated against mumps run a low risk of getting the disease, which often triggers swollen glands in front of and below the ear, headache, fever, and earache. Anyone who develops the symptoms should seek medical care, the university cautioned. BU also advised students to check with their doctor's office to see if they have been vaccinated.

For those who have not, a free clinic will be held on Friday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the multicultural center in the Kehr Union Building.

For all breaking news alerts and updates, follow us on Twitter.


Last Updated: July 26, 2015 - 4:14pm

By SUSAN SCHWARTZ

Press Enterprise Writer

BERWICK — Four adults and five children were chased from a home here Sunday morning after fire ripped through their double house...

READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 23, 2015 - 8:45pm

SCOTT TWP.— Police caught two Berwick men inside the old Giant Food Store early Thursday morning, on the hunt for copper pipes and wire, they say.

Officers from a half-dozen...

READ MORE »

Last Updated: July 23, 2015 - 3:43pm

SCOTT TWP. — A speeding driver headed out of town plowed into an auto repair shop with such force, the car tore a hole in the corner of the building, showering cinder blocks onto the...

READ MORE »