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Tippecanoe Co. offering free mumps vaccines

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Posted at 9:59 AM, Apr 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-18 09:59:05-04

Health officials will be at Purdue University Monday, offering free vaccinations to help stop the spread of mumps. 

MUMPS | What you need to know

There have been about 50 cases of mumps in central Indiana universities, with five cases at Purdue.

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Students and staff can get the MMR shot from noon to 8 p.m. at the France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center.

Health experts say the MMR vaccine is the most effective way to guard against the mumps.

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