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County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Original post made on Oct 31, 2013

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital for dehydration, a university spokeswoman said this morning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 31, 2013, 1:00 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Gunn Alumn Mom, a resident of Ventura
on Oct 31, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Sounds like gastroenteritis caused by Rotavirus or Norovirus.
Wash hands & all surfaces regularly!


Posted by any "member" name you wish, a resident of Green Acres
on Oct 31, 2013 at 8:29 pm

This sounds like an article from the Onion. Clearly a case of an overdose of C2H5OH. Duh.


Posted by Update, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am

it is now 51 students, all from the same dorm, and it IS norovirus!


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