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Hepatitis A Berry Outbreak: Update

As predicted, the illness count in the Hepatitis A Berry Outbreak has continued to rise.  The figure currently stands at 118 reported cases.  According to the CDC, 47% of affected people have been hospitalized...

200 Sickened by Norovirus at Maryland School

Ohio’s Brunswick City Schools aren’t the only ones burdened with norovirus.  On May 17, 200 students and 9 staff members became ill at a Maryland elementary school.  Norovirus has been confirmed as the cause....

Norovirus Closes Brunswick City Schools, Ohio

Ohio’s Towslee Elementary School teachers got an extra surprise from a Teacher Appreciation week luncheon in early May.  After the luncheon on May 7, more than a dozen teachers became ill with norovirus.  Since...

Where to start?

Things are still active in the world of food borne viruses this season, in spite of the advent of spring.  There are outbreaks to report and updates on outbreaks already reported, and European hospitals...

Norovirus Outbreak at Dance Competition

A dance competition last week at TCU Place in Saskatoon saw an outbreak of norovirus. Up to 500 of the approximately 1000 people present became ill with gastrointestinal symptoms. Both dancers and their families...

Michigan Schools Struck by Norovirus

North Muskegon Public Schools in Michigan closed down for the remainder of this week after about 100 students were sickened with norovirus on Wednesday. More than 30 students called in sick with norovirus symptoms...

Norovirus still going strong…

Norovirus is still going strong, in spite of the arrival of spring. Outbreaks of the virus peak during the winter months, but can occur any time of the year. The month of March was...

Norovirus onboard Vision of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas experienced a norovirus outbreak on its recent 11-day cruise.  The outbreak affected over 100 of the almost 2000 guests and several crew members, which is just over 5%...