For the second day in a row, more than a quarter of the children at an elementary school in northwest Indiana were not in school, as a highly contagious viral infection spread through the student body.
Health officials believe they know what led to a widespread sickness inside the prison, which holds more than 3,000 inmates.
An outbreak of norovirus, which raced through a suburban school last week, appears to be subsiding.
Health officials say more than 60 residents and staff of an Evanston retirement home became sickened by a norovirus outbreak, but directors of the residence say most of the illness has passed.
More than 60 residents and staff of an Evanston retirement home have been sickened by a norovirus outbreak.
The norovirus continues to spread in the Chicago area. Get details on the virus commonly called ‘stomach flu’.
Public health officials say the norovirus outbreak is going to get worse before it gets better.
Hundreds of cases of the norovirus have now been reported in Cook County, and in two dozen different areas in the south and northwest suburbs. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
Reports of the highly contagious norovirus have steadily increased in Chicago area schools this month.
Health officials are warning the public about an outbreak of intestinal illness in several suburban schools.