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First West Nile-positive bird discovered in Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 26, 2013

A bird found in Evanston has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first one this year, the city announced Thursday. The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District collected and studied the bird earlier this week, the city...

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

Maddie Elkins, Summer Reporter

July 1, 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

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

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...