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  • Canada: Stomach bug hits wildfire evacuees at Edmonton Northlands shelter

    http://edmontonjournal.com/news/loca...hlands-shelter
    Stomach bug hits wildfire evacuees at Edmonton Northlands shelter

    Bill Mah
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    Published on: May 9, 2016 | Last Updated: May 9, 2016 2:46 PM MDT
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    It’s too early to tell if the outbreak has peaked and an organism hasn’t been identified yet, he said. “It’s behaving very similar to a viral gastroenteritis, something like a norovirus or something like a rotavirus,” he said.
    “For a primarily healthy population, it’s a nuisance. It means you’re on the toilet for one to three days either vomiting or having diarrhea and you feel awful.
    “At the extremes of age, the very young or very old, it can be quite concerning.”..
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