Stories tagged with: Virus

March 18, 2014 - 6:02pm
18 weeks 18 hours ago


The ongoing winter like temperatures this year could be to blame for more viral infections.

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department says they are seeing  increasing visits to the ER for ear, nose, throat, and upper respiratory symptoms as well as stomach virus this year as opposed to last year.

"We've had a colder and a harsher winter than we usually do so people are spending more time inside. They're coming in contact with more people and...

April 12, 2013 - 5:40pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Although flu season is over, there's a 24-hour virus going around Muskingum County. Local hospital emergency departments have noticed an increase in patients complaining of flu-like symptoms.

"There's been a little increase in people having problems with a 24-hour to 48-hour infection that's causing vomiting and diarrhea. The hospital emergency departments have noticed an increase in people with that complaint and there's certainly been an increase in stool cultures being done,...

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