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2016 Outbreak of Norovirus, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

In January 2016 people became ill following a catered holiday meal held at a private home. The implicated meal date was January 8, 2016. Six people reported symptoms of vomiting and/or diarrhea. The median incubation period was 24 hours (range, 12 to 48 hours). Based on symptoms, incubation and duration, public health investigators in Lake County, Colorado concluded this was an outbreak of norovirus. No one was hospitalized and no one died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2016
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Colorado
  • Organism(s):
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Private residence
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 6
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 6
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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