The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship’s 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness.
The Virginia Department of Health says statewide surveillance data show that the stomach flu is arriving just in time for the holidays.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen berry mix sold at Costco has grown to 87 people with illnesses in eight states.
A deaf former inmate in the District of Columbia is suing the Department of Corrections, saying he was mistreated while serving a 60-day sentence for assault.
Approximately 85 cases of norovirus have been confirmed by the George Washington University Student Health Service since Monday.