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July 17, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Norovirus caused sicknesses at Kitsap County lake

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — Health officials in Kitsap County say norovirus is to blame for sickening more than 260 people at a popular park over the weekend. Officials on Thursday said tests of stool samples confirmed the same type of norovirus, a contagious virus that causes stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting. Horseshoe Lake County Park…

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July 16, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Over 200 sick cases reported at Kitsap County lake

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — A popular park in Kitsap County is closed through Friday after more than 200 people reported becoming sick after swimming in the lake over the weekend. Kitsap County health officials say they believe a virus is the likely source of the illnesses. Water samples collected showed low levels of the E.coli…

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