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Officials Confirm Norovirus After Tough Mudder Competition

ADRIAN, Mich. (WLNS)- An outbreak among participants and spectators of the 2013 Michigan Tough Mudder event has been confirmed by the Department of Community Health, it was caused by norovirus.

Symptoms of norovirus infection include nausea, vomiting, diarrheah and abdominal cramps. Some people may get fevers, muscle ache, headaches and fatigue.

Symptoms last for one to two days and is contagious by touching virus contaminated surfaces and objects.

If you feel sick stay home for 48 to 72 hours after symptoms resolve. Also officials say to drink plenty of fluids and visit your health care provider if you're are concerned.

If you attended this event and have questions about norovirus, please contact your local health department.

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