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Updated: 3 Northwestern students involved in new mumps cases, health officials say

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

July 1, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Health officials say they have confirmed three new cases of mumps involving Northwestern students, including two who are currently on campus and one who lives in a town north of Evanston. The three new cases bring the number...

IDPH: No new cases of mumps since initial patient on Evanston campus

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

June 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

There have been no new cases of mumps since a laboratory-confirmed case was identified on Northwestern's Evanston campus earlier this month, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Health officials estimated...

Mumps case confirmed on Evanston campus

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

June 19, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Someone on the Evanston campus has been diagnosed with a laboratory-confirmed case of mumps, according to the Northwestern University Health Service. The announcement came a day after the Evanston Health Department said it...

Evanston prepares for West Nile season

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

April 16, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston and regional health officials are gearing up for West Nile virus season, which is right around the corner. The Evanston Health Department and the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District plan to work together this summer...

New director announced as Norris turns 40

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

January 15, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Following the celebration of the 40-year anniversary of Norris University Center today, the University announced the center’s new executive director. Kelly Schaefer, current director of campus and conference centers at the...

Nationwide outbreak of West Nile virus prompts local measures

Susan Du, City Editor

August 28, 2012

Filed under City

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled adult mosquito spraying operations in response to one of the largest outbreaks of West Nile virus in U.S. history. The adult mosquito control program is “only undertaken...