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Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby added to the list of mumps patients in NHL
Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby added to the list of mumps patients in NHL

The NHL's baffling mumps outbreak added a high-profile patient over the weekend in Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, who practiced and spoke to the media Friday before tests confirmed the diagnosis. Although the outbreak so far has been confined to five teams, the number of cases inched toward 15 when Derick Brassard of the New York Rangers developed symptoms Sunday and the Penguins said Monday that forward Beau Bennett was being isolated after developing the facial swelling, fatigue and other symptoms of the virus. Bennett's symptoms appeared after he visited a Pittsburgh children's hospital, which began testing people he came in contact with. Crosby, who...

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