Norovirus Likely To Blame For Illnesses At Eagle Island State Park


By KMVT News

Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) Officials at Eagle Island State Park say norovirus likely caused dozens of people to become ill after swimming at its popular beach.

The park received about 100 reports of people getting sick.

The beach will remain closed for about two weeks while the water is drained and the area cleaned.

The virus can spread from person-to-person through recreational water, food and direct contact with ill people.

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