Norovirus Cases Spiking In St. Louis Area

Posted on: 6:55 pm, February 6, 2013, by , updated on: 07:15pm, February 6, 2013

Norovirus Cases Spiking In St. Louis

(KTVI) – The Norovirus is spiking in the St. Louis area, according to doctors at Barnes Jewish Hospital.

The hospital’s emergency department has treated an average of 15 people a day.

The norovirus causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting and nausea.

The norovirus is more contagious than the flu and can easily spread without a lot of contact.