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14 February 2012 11:25
An outbreak of norovirus has hit 40 students at a university in New Jersey, USA.
The students from Rider University's Lawrenceville campus were brought to hospitals almost a week after an outbreak of the same illness took place in Princeton University.
A Ridery University spokesman said: "We are coordinating treatment information with that university. We have also informed neighbouring institutions."
The stomach bug is highly contagious, and can strike anywhere - being a trigger for many
medical travel insurance claims. It is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the US. Its symptoms are vomiting, diarrhoea and stomach pain. It usually takes one to two days for people to recover.
Rider officials are working with health staff to identify ill students, and to treat them on the campus or send them to hospital.
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