Howard Confirms More Than 40 Cases of Norovirus
Howard University today confirmed more than 40 students and staff members who have been confirmed ill with norovirus, a gastrointestinal virus spread by hand-to-hand-or-surface contact and by consuming contaminated food or liquid. From a release:
From Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 42 Howard University students, three Howard University Hospital employees, a University of the District of Columbia student and one Washington resident were seen at Howard University Hospital with the illness. Two patients were admitted.
No patients have been seen at the hospital with the illness since Feb. 26.