While we worry about the flu, another virus that can get us quite ill is creeping up on us. It is called Norovirus Sydney 2012 it has spread from Australia through England and Wales and now to the U.S. It is currently sickening people in nursing homes and churches and other public areas throughout Utah. In the past, norovirus outbreaks have characteristically occurred on ships and in schools.
Here’s something norovirus has in common with influenza: Like the flu, norovirus mutates rapidly, and we are dealing with a different prevailing strain each year.