Over 200 affected by Norovirus


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Health officials say there have been dozens of outbreaks of a highly contagious virus in the past several weeks in New Hampshire.

Since Dec. 1, there have been 34 outbreaks or suspected outbreaks of norovirus, which can cause severe stomach flu-like symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea.

The six most recent cases were in Derry, Dover, Wolfeboro, Concord, Hanover and Cornish.

More than 200 people have been affected statewide.

Information from: WMUR-TV, http://www.thewmurchannel.com/index.html

AP-ES-01-22-07 1939EST