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At least three students at Temple University have contracted the mumps since the beginning of the Spring semester, according to an email from Student Health Services sent Friday to nearly 40,000 students and thousands of staff and faculty members. Temple spokesperson Ray Betzner said that all three students are currently healthy and already back in class. In Friday’s email, Mark Denys, senior director of health services, said that Student Health Services was working directly with “those students and those who may have come into contact with them ... and take steps to prevent the spread of the virus.”. “But because of what happened last year, we felt that we needed to let the community know how to keep themselves healthy,” Betzner said. Full story

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