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2017 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Fast Food Restaurant, Colorado Springs, Colorado

In May 2017 investigators in Colorado Springs, Colorado learned of an outbreak of norovirus among patrons of a fast-food restaurant. Seven people reported symptoms. Four cases were laboratory confirmed. No one was hospitalized and no one died. An ill food worker was implicated as the source of outbreak.

  • Outbreak began:
  • May 2017
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Colorado
  • Organism(s):
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Ill Food worker
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 7
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 4
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 3
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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