Mumps outbreak grows in northwest suburbs

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Three new cases of mumps were confirmed at Station Middle School in Barrington with several others that could test positive.

There are six confirmed cases at Barrington High School with more than a dozen other probable cases.

The district said schools are operating as normal and there has not been a major drop in attendance.

On Tuesday, the health department released an official count of mumps cases in Lake County:

Barrington High School: 6 confirmed, 16 probable, 2 suspect

Station Middle School (Barrington): 3 confirmed, 4 probable, 2 suspect

Prairie Campus School (Barrington): 5 suspect

Roslyn Road School (Barrington): 1 suspect

Fremont Intermediate School (Mundelein) 1 suspect

Libertyville High School: 1 suspect

Carmel High School: 1 suspect

Daniel Wright Junior High School (Lincolnshire): 1 confirmed case

Other Lake County cases:

1 confirmed (Barrington)

2 probable

3 suspect cases

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