Norovirus Outbreak Traced to Reusable Grocery Bag

Norovirus Outbreak Traced to Reusable Grocery Bag

Hillsboro : OR : USA | May 08, 2012 at 9:38 PM PDT
Source: WebMD
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A new study shows just how easy it is to catch norovirus , the fast-spreading stomach bug that's famous for causing misery on cruise ships. The study tracked a 2010 outbreak of norovirus among young soccer players in Oregon. FULL ARTICLE AT WebMD
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