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2017 Outbreak of Norovirus a Restaurant, Mississippi

In October 2017 public health officials in Mississippi investigated an outbreak of norovirus at a restaurant located in Gluckstadt, Mississippi. The implicated meal date was October 12, 2017. Twenty five people reported symptoms consistent with norovirus. Four people were laboratory confirmed.. No one was hospitalized and no one died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • October 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Mississippi
  • Organism(s):
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • Genogroup I
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 25
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 4
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 21
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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