If you’ve never had norovirus, you’re a very lucky person. It’s highly contagious and can knock you down.
“Either diarrhea or vomiting. Some people also have both at the same time, which is obviously the most unpleasant of all the outcomes,” says Christiane Wobus, an associate professor at the University of Michigan Medical School who studies norovirus.
Roughly 150 students got sick with the virus on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus last week.
If you’re a scientist, this outbreak is an opportunity.