Norovirus outbreak update 2016: Suspected stomach flu rise in Marshfield, central Wisconsin ;
2016 norovirus outbreak UPDATE: Suspected cases of stomach flu rise in Marshfield, Central Wisconsin
More than 270 people attended an event in Marshfield, Central Wisconsin have been potentially exposed to norovirus . The Department of Health is investigating Wood County 16 cases of the disease post-event and trying to discover whether the norovirus is the culprit. Those who have reported symptoms of common illnesses experienced by norovirus as vomiting, diarrhea and stomach pains.
The Department of Health is trying to reach those who attended the event, which was a company party at a hotel. Officials are still unaware whether the virus came from contaminated food or from an infected person who attended the party. So far health officials are not putting the blame on the hotel establishment, as they believe that the establishment is very clean.
Stool samples are being collected by those who have fallen ill, but it will take some time until the results are back. Meanwhile, he urged anyone who attended the party to talk with health officials to promote research.
University of Rochester cases of norovirus reach 141
Previously, we reported on an outbreak of norovirus at the University of Rochester, and now officials reported it 141 cases. Although the number of cases increased rapidly, they are now slowing.
professionals and university facilities SERVPRO continue their efforts disinfection to reduce the number of cases even more. hydrogen peroxide wipes were provided to the kitchens of homes, lounges and lobbies.
Students affected by norovirus should be quarantined for at least 48 hours after symptoms have disappeared -. Until then, still considered contagious
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