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Two cases of mumps confirmed at Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S., Aug. 10, 2015. Lee Brown/The Canadian Press

There have been two confirmed cases of mumps at Dalhousie University, the school said in a statement on Thursday.

There are also “other suspect[ed] and confirmed cases in the Halifax area with links to the university,” spokesperson Brian Leadbetter wrote.

A memo was sent out about the matter at the request by the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

People with symptoms of the disease are asked to contact a family physician.

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Details about the cases were referred to the provincial government.

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