Articles about “norovirus”

Santa Monica Students Suffer Possible Norovirus Outbreak After Trip To Yosemite

The students went on the trip to get 'far away from shiny screens and electronics.'

Norovirus Outbreak Hits USC Dorms

On campus at USC (Photo by Michael Locke via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr) The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed that they are currently investigating a norovirus outbreak at the University of Southern California. A representative from the Department of Public Health told LAist that 103 cases have been reported since October 26, which is when the university reached out to the department about the situation. Although norovirus...

'Winter Vomiting Disease' Is Having A Big Year In California

Norovirus, or 'winter vomiting disease,' has been particularly prevalent in California this year.

About 50 Students Sick With Possible Norovirus At Chapman University

About 50 students have reported symptoms that indicate a possible norovirus outbreak.

Cruise Ship Docks In Los Angeles After More Than 170 Fall Ill With Norovirus

More than 170 passengers and crew members became ill from a norovirus outbreak on a cruise ship that docked in San Pedro on Sunday after a month-long trip.

USC Virus Infection Reached 330 People

Ah the joys of a terrible stomach flu on a college campus. As of last night, the latest numbers were out: "The number of USC students with norovirus, a highly contagious gastrointestinal virus, has reached 330 over the last five days, university officials said Tuesday.... The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed that the virus is the norovirus, which periodically breaks out on campuses, cruise ships and in nursing homes." The Daily Trojan...

USC Virus Outbreak Now at 275

The LA Times have updated their article that said 200 students were infected by a one to two-day stomach virus that causes nausea, stomach cramping, diarrhea and vomiting. The number is now 275, but officials tell the Times they think it has peaked and numbers will go down but KNBC reported on TV yesterday evening that the numbers are expected to grow....

Virus Infects 130 Students at USC Over Weekend

Photo by Here in Van Nuys via Flickr USC officials notified students of a contagious gastrointestinal virus that had infected around 30 individuals on Friday night. But by Saturday afternoon, around 75 students were reported having the virus and on Sunday night, another notification was sent out via e-mail and text--the number had reached about 130 students (e-mail in full posted below). "In the past two days, the students have arrived at on- and...