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Intestinal Flu Also Hitting Ohio

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:15 PM

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Influenza isn’t the only flu virus that’s hitting Ohio hard this winter. There’s also an intestinal flu bug called the norovirus. Ohio health officials measure seriousness of the problem by counting the outbreaks -- an outbreak is defined as two or more people who probably caught the virus from the same source. Tess Pollock is with the Ohio Department of Health. She tells Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen that so far, the norovirus in Ohio seems to be just a little worse this winter compared to last.



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