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