Norovirus Making the Rounds in Southwest Georgia

January 3, 2013

According to a press release issued by Albany, cialis Georgia Southwest Public Health District, generic norovirus is making its presence felt in Southwest Georgia.

“Norovirus causes about 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the United States,” said Southwest Health District Epidemiologist Jacqueline Jenkins. “This is the time of the year we often see it. For instance, you may have heard news reports about how around 400 people were sickened on two Caribbean cruises over the Christmas holidays.”

Jenkins said cases are cropping up in Southwest Health District as well.

Source:  Press Release, Southwest Georgia Public Health District

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