The illness keeps spreading! In a statement released this afternoon, Howard University has confirmed last week’s 40+ cases of gastrointestinal dysfunction were, indeed, norovirus. According to the university, 42 Howard students, one UDC student, three Howard University Hospital employees and one D.C. resident  with the virus were seen at Howard University Hospital between Feb. 22 and Feb. 26. Two of the patients were admitted to the hospital. The statement says no cases have been seen since Sunday, but only time will tell who will be hit next.

Today, the Post reported that over 100 students and faculty members were absent on Friday from a Fairfax County school due to the virus.

(Washington City Paper)