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Framingham State University Student Tests Positive For Mumps

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) – A student at Framingham State University has tested positive for mumps.

As a precaution, the student is undergoing treatment in isolation.

The student had been immunized with two doses of MMR vaccine, "as have almost all of our students as a pre-admission requirement" the university said.

The university is checking immunization records of all roommates and classmates with whom the student may have had contact.

Mumps is a viral infection that causes swelling in the salivary glands and cheeks.

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