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Norovirus outbreak hits Florida school

April 17, 2014 by


by Ben Chapman Over the past couple of days I drove the family from sunny and somewhat warm Raleigh, NC to the frigid tundra of Southern Ontario. I knew things would be bad when it started snowing as we passed through Maryland – in mid-April. One of the consequences of a long cold winter is […]

Simmons College Warns Students of Norovirus Outbreak

April 9, 2014 by


Simmons College have notified students about a norovirus outbreak. As many as 20 students were infected since the weekend. This outbreak comes just one week before final exams. The school sent emails about what they’re doing to keep people healthy. “They just told us that basically they’re shutting down the self-serve stations in the dining […]

3 Dozen Possibly ill with Norovirus on CA Cruise

April 8, 2014 by


Officials say more than three dozen people are possibly ill with the highly contagious Norovirus while onboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy says about 37 passengers on the Crown Princess reported being sick while the ship was in San Francisco on Monday. Candy said Tuesday that cruise […]

Passengers report GI outbreak aboard HAL Maasdam

March 18, 2014 by


by Doug Powell Social media triumphs again: Several cruise passengers have informed Cruise Law News that there is a gastrointestinal outbreak on the Holland America Line (HAL) Maasdam which is currently sailing routes in South America. Passengers are stating that numerous people are sick with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and other norovirus-like symptoms. The number of […]

230 sick from Stomach Virus in Alexandria VA School, Prompts Closure

March 14, 2014 by


About 230 students and faculty at an Alexandria [VA]  elementary school are sick with a stomach illness, forcing the school to close on Friday, March 14, in a local news article.  In the past two days, nearly 200 students and more than 30 staff at John Adams Elementary School reported symptoms of nausea, vomiting and […]


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