Over 4,000 in Spain In­fected with Norovirus

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Barcelona: More than 4,000 peo­ple fell ill with norovirus in north­east­ern Spain af­ter drink­ing bot­tled spring wa­ter con­tam­i­nated with hu­man fae­cal mat­ter, lo­cal health of­fi­cials said on Mon­day.The health de­part­ment of the re­gional govern­ment of Cat­alo­nia said 4,146 peo­ple were treated for symp­toms in­clud­ing nau­sea, vom­it­ing and fever in Barcelona and Tar­rag­ona af­ter drink­ing the con­tam­i­nated wa­ter from of­fice wa­ter cool­ers. Six needed hospi­tal treat­ment. AFP

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