| Jan 26, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Influenza isn't the only type of flu Hoosiers need to worry about this season.
The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that a new strain of norovirus, typically called stomach flu, is circulating throughout the U.S. and has recently made...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers have limited visitors, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to handle the feverish patients....
| Jan 13, 2013
Recently, after a couple of days of feeling a bit run down, I groused to my wife that I didn't feel bad enough to miss work, just bad enough to make work a lot harder than usual. "It might be nice to feel bad enough to have to stay home," I said...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:43 PM
The Anchorage School District is trying to identify a virus similar to norovirus that’s affected dozens of students, although health officials remain unsure whether it’s the direct cause of symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Norovirus has been identified as the cause of a violent illness among hundreds of Anchorage School District students, according to the state Department of Health and Social Services.
ASD’s director of nursing and health services, Nancy Edtl, says...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A suspected norovirus outbreak has prompted officials in a West Michigan school district to cancel classes for the rest of the week.
The Muskegon Chronicle and WGHN-AM report North Muskegon Public Schools are shut down...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Royal Caribbean International's cruise ship Vision of the Seas arrived at Port Everglades early Friday after several passengers and crew aboard had reported symptoms of gastrointestinal illness during a 11-night Caribbean cruise.
Cruise line officials...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:19 PM
They left Baltimore on Friday by cruise ship and came back Tuesday by charter jet. The passengers from the Grandeur of the Seas arrived safely and with sea stories to last a lifetime.
A fire near the stern of the 917-foot Royal Caribbean International...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Norovirus was likely the culprit that sickened 200 students and nine staff members at Pot Spring Elementary in Timonium last week, Baltimore County health officials have found.
About a third of the school's students were absent May 17 because of...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Attention swimmers: More than half of the public pools tested in a new study contained bacterial evidence that someone may have pooped in the pool.
Investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worked with state and local public...