200 School Kids Sick with Norovirus in Ohio : Norovirus Blog : Food Poisoning Lawyer & Attorney : Bill Marler : Marler Clark
The Cincinnati Health Department confirmed students at Mt. Airy Elementary School began complaining of vomiting, diarrhea and cramps -- symptoms associated with the norovirus -- in mid-January. Since then, between 150 and 200 cases have been reported.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that norovirus spreads from person to person, through contaminated food or water, and by touching contaminated surfaces.
The school sent two letters home to parents warning of the virus -- one last week and another Wednesday.
The norovirus has become infamous in the past few years due to well-publicized outbreaks on cruise ships...