Eighteen cases of mumps have been reported at Ohio State since the first case was reported last week.
OSU spokeswoman Liz Cook said in an email Tuesday two new cases of mumps were identified by Columbus Public Health, bringing the total number of cases reported to 18.
Jose Rodriguez, spokesman for Columbus Public Health, said Tuesday two of the 18 infected are not students, but they are linked to student cases.
Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. It can spread through coughing, sneezing or contact with saliva or mucus.
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