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Possible norovirus outbreak in elementary school

Last Friday in Lafayette, California, Burton Valley Elementary School had an absence rate more than four times the normal one.  Over 100 students were out of school, many of them experiencing nausea, vomiting, and...

Outbreak Update!

The norovirus season is truly in full gear.  Since the last post, there have been a number of norovirus outbreak reports from the US and the UK to add to this year’s growing list. ...

Norovirus suspected of sickening 90 in Oregon

The Oregonian reports that 90 people were sickened at a private meeting at the Oregon Zoo last week.  Almost half of the attendees of a meeting of Women’s Healthcare Associates became severely ill with gastrointestinal...

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...

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...