Doctors report spike in Norovirus cases during warmer months

Doctors report spike in Norovirus cases during warmer months
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    AROUND 5 MPH.2-ROBERT:AN
    ALARMING HEALTH TREND IN
    WILLIAMSON COUNTY.
    PEDIATRICIANS ARE REPORTING A
    SPIKE IN THE NOROVIRUS. IT'S
    THE SAME ILLNESS THAT STRUCK
    THE ROUND ROCK HIGH SCHOOL
    BASEBALL TEAM EARLIER THIS
    MONTH.2-SYDNEY:AS OUR GIGI
    BARNETT EXPLAINS HEALTH
    WORKERS SAY PARENTS OFTEN
    MISTAKE THE HIGHLY-CONTAGIOUS
    VIRUS FOR ANOTHER COMMON
    SICKNESS.JOANNE PEACOCK IS ON
    HIGH-ALERT.HER DAUGHTER'S
    PRE-SCHOOL SENT HOME LETTERS
    THIS WEEK WARNING OF A
    NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK. "SHE WAS
    IN CLASS WITH A FRIEND WHO HAD
    THE NOROVIRUS. AND, IT WAS NOT
    GOOD." SINCE THEN SHE'S BEEN
    DOING EVERYTHING SHE CAN TO
    KEEP THE VOMITING, STOMACH
    CRAMPS AND DIARRHEA AT BAY.
    "ALL WE CAN DO IS SANITIZE AND
    CROSS OUR FINGERS." DOCTORS
    HAVE CONFIRMED SEEING A SPIKE
    IN CASES. DR. GODDY CORPUZ A
    PEDIATRICIAN WITH BAYLOR,
    SCOTT AND WHITE SAYS HE'S
    TREATED TWO TO THREE EXTRA
    CASES EVERY DAY THE LAST FEW
    WEEKS. AND, THIS STOMACH BUG
    IS OUT OF SEASON..."WE SEE
    THAT MORE DURING THE WINTER
    SEASON." // "IT'S USUALLY
    PASSED FROM BAD HYGIENE
    PRACTICES...CONTAMINATED FOOD
    IS THE NUMBER ONE SOURCE."
    THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED EARLIER
    THIS MONTH WHEN SEVERAL
    PLAYERS ON THE ROUND ROCK HIGH
    SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM BECAME
    SICK AFTER AN AWARDS BANQUET.
    TURNS OUT NOROVIRUS WAS THE
    CULPRIT.THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    SAYS IT'S AVERAGING ABOUT ONE
    NEW CASE OF FOOD POISONING
    EVERY WEEK.TO TELL THE
    DIFFERENCE, DR. CORPUZ SAYS
    THE NOROVIRUS CAN LINGER...
    "YOU MAY BE SICK FOR 2 OR
    THREE DAYS AND UP TO SEVEN
    DAYS...BUT YOU CAN SHED THE
    VIRUS IN THE STOOL A LOT
    LONGER THAN THAT."WHICH MAKES
    HAND WASHING THE BEST DEFENSE.
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