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Outbreaks Of Norovirus Are Hitting Minnesota Hard

fter an awful start to the flu season, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now reports the state is on track to experience one of its worst years for norovirus.

12/23/2014

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Health Officials: Norovirus Hitting MN Hard This Season

Minnesota health officials are stressing hand hygiene to combat the outbreaks of norovirus – commonly called the stomach flu – that have been hitting the state recently

12/22/2014

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4 Dead Amid Norovirus Outbreak At Veterans Home

Authorities are investigating an outbreak of norovirus at the Minnesota Veterans Home that may have been connected to four deaths last weekend. As of this point, officials said that there has been only one hospitalization they have confirmed to be connected with the outbreak.

03/13/2014

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Nearly 50 Elementary Students Fall Ill After Camp Pepin Trip

Nearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.

05/17/2013

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Health Officials Warn Of Holiday Norovirus Threat

`Tis the season for giving, but health officials say too many Minnesotans are giving and receiving something nobody wants: the norovirus.

12/20/2012

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MDH: Gaylord Schools Outbreak Likely Norovirus

The Minnesota Department of Health is “99 percent sure” that a Norovirus outbreak is to blame for a number of students going home sick in Gaylord, Minn., according to the school’s principal.

02/16/2012

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Norovirus Outbreaks Reported In Twin Cities

Norovirus has reared its ugly head once again. The illness, also known as the Norwalk Virus, is a gastro-intestinal bug that is common this time of year.

01/17/2011

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