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CDC says new norovirus strain caused 140 outbreaks since September

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

 

CBS: A new strain of the norovirus stomach bug that has been sweeping the globe is taking over the United States, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.

The new strain may not be unusually dangerous; some scientists don't think it is. But it is different, and many people might not be able to fight off its gut-wrenching effects.

 

 

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