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Boston College warns students of possible mumps

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Boston College has warned students of a possible mumps outbreak on campus, university officials said, though no cases have been confirmed. “Clinical evaluations suggest the likelihood of a positive diagnosis among several BC students,” BC health services director Dr. Thomas Nary said in an e-mail to the college community Thursday. Roughly a dozen students have presented with mumps-like symptoms, BC spokesman Jack Dunn said, but all tests for the mumps virus came back negative.

Lauren Dezenski can be reached at lauren.dezenski@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @LaurenDezenski.
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