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Nearly 200 people test positive for mumps at immigration detention facility in Texas

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Some of those infected are staff who work at the facility

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Some 186 people, including staff, have exhibited symptoms of mumps at immigration facilities in Texas, the Texas Tribune reported. During the entirety of 2016, there were 191 cases in the state.

Here's what we know

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms of mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, and swollen and tender salivary glands. Most people who come down with this sickness "recover completely in a few weeks."

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