Norovirus Cases Spiking In St. Louis Area

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(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.