New Strain of Norovirus Spreading Quickly in U.S.
By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News
Jan. 24, 2013 — The flu is not the only highly contagious disease raging this winter.
A new strain of norovirus is causing intestinal illness outbreaks across the country, the CDC confirmed today.
Norovirus is often to blame when large numbers of people get sick on cruise ships or in schools, nursing homes, and other places where people live, work, or play in close quarters.
CDC officials also reported a rise in outbreaks of sickness caused by drinking raw milk.
The findings appear in the Jan. 25 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
New Norovirus Spread Quickly
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