Norovirus Hits Hampden-Sydney Students

January 30, 2015

An apparent norovirus has hit about 300 students at Hampden-Sydney College, forcing the college to shut down classes Thursday and today, and to call off a basketball game scheduled for Saturday, The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Classes are scheduled to resume Monday. The college has 1,052 students so a significant share of students have been afflicted. While the virus passes relatively quickly, it can be extremely uncomfortable and students can become severely dehydrated.


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