A 45-year-old male asked:
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is the stomach bug around?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: There is always a "stomach bug" around; most recently, there was a fairly widespread outbreak of norovirus.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't speak for: Pottsville, PA - but there are many types of gastrointestinals viruses - and so there is usually one strain or another lurking about.
Answered on Nov 2, 2014

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Doubtful: These are more like secretion ingested.

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