Bringing The World Home To You

© 2022 WUNC North Carolina Public Radio
120 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919.445.9150 | 800.962.9862
91.5 Chapel Hill 88.9 Manteo 90.9 Rocky Mount 91.1 Welcome 91.9 Fayetteville 90.5 Buxton 94.1 Lumberton 99.9 Southern Pines
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Scientists Study Norovirus

Outbreaks of the Norwalk virus on cruise ships in recent weeks have brought the bug widespread publicity. The virus isn't new. Gastrointestinal illnesses caused by what's really a family of viruses have been diagnosed for 30 years. Scientists now are referring to the group of viruses as "Norovirus." NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

Copyright 2003 NPR

Joanne Silberner is a health policy correspondent for National Public Radio. She covers medicine, health reform, and changes in the health care marketplace.
Stories From This Author