Virginia college reopens after closing over norovirus

February 4, 2015 7:01 PM

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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia's Hampden-Sydney College reopened on Wednesday after being closed nearly a week because of norovirus that sickened about 300 of the all-male school's 1,050 students.

The school in Farmville, Virginia, had canceled classes on Jan. 29 after the highly contagious virus, which can cause diarrhea and vomiting for up to 48 hours, broke out.

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