Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Norovirus: Indiana

January 29, 2013

PRINCETON—With 43 reported deaths to date, the flu season is Indiana’s deadliest in five years, but state health officials say the symptoms some people may be having aren’t influenza afterall; rather, they may have the norovirus or “stomach flu.”
The Indiana State Dept. of Health reported a new strain of norovirus is making its way across throughout Europe and North America. The new strain, GII.4 Sydney, originated in Australia.


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