MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Officials say it looks as though the mumps have spread to Montgomery County. Health Department officials say two suspected cases of the highly-contagious disease have been reported.READ MORE: Supply Chain Shortage Leads To Some Philly Area Hardware Stores Being Overstocked With Winter Weather Products
Temple University recently issued a warning after at least seven students tested positive for mumps. In all, officials say 16 cases have been confirmed in Philadelphia.READ MORE: Woman Beaten To Death With Pipe In Old City 'Workplace Violence' Attack, Sources Say
It’s believed the suspected cases in Montgomery County are related to the Temple outbreak.MORE NEWS: 2 Killed In Camden County Crash Involving Fire Truck
Officials say they are continuing to monitor the situation.