Hundreds Sickened By Stomach Flu In New York City

November 10, 2008

Hundreds of people have been sickened by the stomach flu in New York City as of late.....Washington (ChattahBox) – Hundreds of people have been sickened by the stomach flu in New York City as of late.

The New York City Health Department has announced a huge spike in the number of stomach flu cases.

They have reported a  20% increase in the number of emergency room  visits due to stomach flu.

This has all been in the last 2 weeks, as over 400 people have been going to the ER daily.

It is caused by a norovirus infection and is most common this time of the year.

Health officials are urging people to try and keep clean by washing your hands before and after eating, going to the bathroom, etc.


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