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Yellowstone National Park Confirms Norovirus

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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -

Yellowstone National Park officials said about 30 people contracted the norovirus while in the park.

Yellowstone spokesperson Al Nash said they started getting reports of the illness on June 6. Nash said concession workers may have gotten the virus after coming into contact with visitors from two tour buses.

The virus was contained to the Mammoth Hot Springs area of the park.

Nash said people need to practice simple hygiene while in the park. "People around the area are aware of the fact they need to be vigilant," said Nash. "The best thing anybody can do is make sure you clean your hands."

Nash said the park took extra time to clean where the infected people were.

The Centers for Disease and Control said norovirus causes about 21 million illnesses a year.

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