USA – Las Vegas: Suspect norovirus illness at Westgate Resort & Casino investigated

Outbreak News Today Norovirus Food Safety kswfoodworld

The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) is investigating a suspect norovirus outbreak among employees and guests of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Local media reports that nearly 20 people have been sickened.

As part of the investigation, health officials are conducting a survey to gather information and assist  in determining the extent of illness.

Norovirus is a highly contagious viral illness that often goes by other names, such as viral gastroenteritis, stomach flu, and food poisoning.

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