NOROVIRUS STOMACH BUG: WHAT IS IT? WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

A new strain of norovirus accounted for 58% of the reported cases of what some people call “stomach flu” last month. As if this year’s robust flu season weren’t enough, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports today that a new strain of the vomiting disease norovirus has reached the USA from Australia. Last… [Continue Reading]

EBOLA VIRUS OUTBREAK KILLS 14 IN UGANDA

Teams in Uganda are trying to track down anyone who came into contact with patients infected with the Ebola virus, which has killed at least 14 people there this month, authorities said Monday. “This is very, very important, to trace every contact and to watch them for an incubation period of 21 days,” World Health… [Continue Reading]