Health officials in the United States are warning consumers not to eat raw oysters harvested from a specific bay in British Columbia, Canada, after linking norovirus illnesses in Minnesota, Washington and other states to the oysters.

Twenty-nine Minnesotans have been sickened in this outbreak. They became ill with confirmed or
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A chipotle chili product was the most likely vehicle of infection in the largest recorded norovirus restaurant outbreak in the United Kingdom, according to researchers.

During October and November 2016, more than 1,000 customers and staff reported gastroenteritis after eating at 23 different locations of the Wahaca restaurant group in
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A party of 28 went into the La Fuente restaurant at 14400 SE Petrovitsky Rd in Renton, WA last Friday (Jan. 25) and all who attended experienced an outbreak of “norovirus-like illness” with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Public Health in King County, WA says the ill did not require hospitalization
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UPDATED: Illnesses are not limited to restaurant customers. People with whom the customers have had close contact have also reported illnesses.

Human transmission of norovirus is likely what made dozens, possibly hundreds, of people in Transylvania County, NC, sick in an outbreak among customers of a McDonald’s restaurant.

Samples collected
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A Vermont restaurant linked to a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people reopened Sunday as public health officials continued their investigation.

The Vermont Department of Health began the investigation this past Tuesday after numerous reports from sick people who had eaten at the Windjammer Restaurant and Upper
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Public Health in King County (Seattle), WA, suspects norovirus caused gastroenteritis at two local restaurants, which are some distance apart and separately owned.

Eight customers of a Normandy Park Subway restaurant are suffering from vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. On Oct. 25, Public Health learned of eight people from two separate
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