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UPDATE: Germany Stomach Virus Outbreak

Contaminated frozen strawberries appear to be the cause of the norovirus outbreak in Germany that has now sickened over 11,000 children (and some adults).  The number of illnesses resulting from Germany’s largest outbreak of...

Massive Outbreak of Stomach Virus Among German Children

Thousands of German children have been affected by what is likely an outbreak of norovirus.  Those affected are experiencing vomiting and diarrhea, the hallmark combination of norovirus.  The Robert Koch Institute, which advises the...

Stomach Bug Outbreak in Wales Hotel

A Hilton Hotel in Langstone, Wales, has suffered an outbreak of what is likely norovirus.  74 people, including both staff and guests, fell ill beginning last week.  Symptoms included vomiting and diarrhea, consistent with...

Norovirus on “Dawn Princess” Cruise Ship

Norovirus has again earned its nickname of “the cruise ship virus.”  The Dawn Princess, of Princess Cruises, has just experienced an outbreak of Norovirus.  According to the CDC, 134 people experienced illness with symptoms...

Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreak at GMU

Developing Situation- Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreak at GMU Approximately half of a group of students attending a Congressional Award Foundation program at George Mason University last week fell ill with what has been diagnosed as...

Shopping Bags Can Also Carry Stomach Flu Virus

Norovirus…from a shopping bag? A recent outbreak of Norovirus among a group of soccer players in Oregon has been traced back to a reusable shopping bag- the virus was passed around without direct personal...

Basketball and NoV

Basketball and NoV

In December 2010, twenty-four players and staff members from thirteen NBA teams became ill with symptoms of the stomach flu. The illness was transferred from player to player within a team and possibly from...