Norovirus outbreak affects hundreds of Nevada students, teachers

October 3, 2015 5:45 AM

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RENO, Nev. – A norovirus outbreak in 11 northern Nevada schools has sickened hundreds of young children and some teachers, officials said.

The Washoe County Health District said it believes the norovirus outbreak first started on Sept. 16 at a Reno elementary school, where 150 students and 11 staff members have reported symptoms, including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramping.

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