Stories tagged with: ohio state university

March 25, 2014 - 4:46pm
22 weeks 6 days ago

The mumps outbreak in Franklin County has jumped from 16 cases to 69 confirmed cases.

Of the confirmed cases, 52 are linked to Ohio State University students between ages 18-48. The remaining cases are confined to residents in Frankin county between the ages of 4 to 50. The mumps is spread the same way as the flu. Coughing and sharing saliva as well as any kind of respiratory secretions.

"Right now, as of today we don't have any confirmed...

March 11, 2014 - 3:36pm
24 weeks 6 days ago

A confirmed mumps outbreak on the the Ohio State campus is causing growing concern to the surrounding areas.

Sixteen confirmed mumps cases were reported this morning, and with students on spring break, health officials fear the outbreak could spread to surrounding areas.

"Usually with outbreaks, breaks are good because it allows the infectious agent to go away," said Kristen Baker,South East Regional Epidemiologist. "However, because mumps has such a long...

December 31, 2013 - 6:35pm
34 weeks 6 days ago

It's safe to say, Ohio State still has a bitter taste in their mouth from the Big Ten Championship game three weeks ago. Coming in as the second ranked team in the BCS, a win over Michigan State would have sealed a trip to the National Title Game against Florida State. Instead, OSU will play the ACC's second best team in Clemson, and since have re-focused their goals.

The team arrived in Miami early Sunday to begin preparations for the Tigers (10-2), who are used to the warmer...

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