Norovirus Outbreaks Reported Across California
At least 32 norovirus outbreaks have been reported in California from Oct. 1, 2015, to Dec. 23, 2015, according to a release by the California Department of Public Health. The outbreaks likely have resulted "in hundreds of reported sicknesses in the state," DPH said. According to DPH, the number of outbreaks "far exceed[s]" the amount reported at this time a year earlier.
- "Marin Reports 6 Norovirus Clusters Amid Statewide Outbreaks" (Halstead, Marin Independent Journal/San Jose Mercury News, 12/29).
- "California Officials Report Uptick in Cases of Norovirus" (AP/Washington Times, 12/26).
- "'Winter Vomiting Disease' On the Rise in California, Officials Say" (Mejia, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 12/24).