The University of Maryland said Friday that there were 22 confirmed cases in which students tested positive for the adenovirus.
The university said that four copies returned from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adenovirus 7, a strain that is particularly useful in chronic medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes, or in diseases that lower the immune system, or in medications that cause the disease Lowering the immune system can cause more serious illnesses.
According to the university members flu-like symptoms such as high fever and cough / sore throat and vomiting / diarrhea should not be ignored. They said that people who experience symptoms should go to the doctor within 48 hours of symptoms.
The count also includes some students who were previously ill in November but have since recovered.
One student, freshman Olivia Paregol of Howard County died of complications from the virus.
Other adenovirus resources from the University of Maryland