U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five more adenovirus cases confirmed at University of Maryland, bringing total to 35

Five more adenovirus cases confirmed at University of Maryland, bringing total to 35

At least 35 cases of adenovirus have been confirmed at the University of Maryland, College Park as of Wednesday, according to the university. That’s five more than were reported a week ago.

Ten samples have been confirmed as adenovirus 7, one of the strains that can lead to more serious illnesses, according to a letter to the school community.

The virus led to the death of a freshman in November.

The university plans to deep-clean frequently touched surfaces in dorms during students’ winter break to combat the

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