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Local cruise passenger says problem 'was evident'

Local passenger who was on the Grandeur of the Seas, says it wasn't the trip she and her family expected when they set sail on April 5.

Sunday - 04/13/2014, 07:07am EDT

Tags: Port of Baltimore, Royal Caribbean, grandeur of the seas,


Oregano: A weapon against the norovirus?

Oregano could be a powerful weapon against the nasty norovirus.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 05:49am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, oregano, virus,

Keep your vacation free from stomach bugs

You don't have to travel to distant lands to get a stomach bug on vacation. It can happen anywhere, on a cruise or a national park trip.

Sunday - 06/30/2013, 07:35am EDT

Tags: Dr. Terry Jodrie, Washington Adventist Hospital

Keep your summer vacation stomach bug free

But this is not the flu, which is caused by an airborne virus. Instead, the norovirus is usually spread by hand to hand contact, or by eating food handled by someone who is already infected.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: Washington Adventist Hospital

Fighting an intestinal virus starts at home

A nasty intestinal virus that has been going around can be prevented. All that's needed is soap and water and some elbow grease.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 05:50am EST

Tags: Peter Troell, Hank Silverberg, stomach flu, gastrointestinal virus

Fairfax ES sees outbreak of 'highly contagious' virus

Roughly 100 students and staff were first sent home on Friday from the Fairfax County public school after the spread of what experts believe could be Norovirus. Symptoms of the virus include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 04:30pm EST

Tags: Willow Springs Elementary School, Peter Troell, CDC

85 George Washington University students infected by stomach virus

The stomach virus spread in the last 24 hours, though similarities have not been established among the victims.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 08:44pm EST

Tags: George Washington University