Number of people with vomit illness symptoms grows at 2018 Olympic Games | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Number of people with vomit illness symptoms grows at 2018 Olympic Games

Korean officials on Wednesday confirmed additional cases of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Olympics, bringing the total of people infected to 86.

The Korean Centre for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed an additional 54 cases after announcing 32 on Tuesday.

The disease is considered highly contagious and typically includes symptoms of diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting and nausea.

"The peak season for norovirus is January and February so unfortunately we're in a bad time of year where outbreaks occur,” said Kim Hyunjun, director of the Korean CDC.

The center said the cases were concentrated at the Odaesan Youth Centre, where 58 cases were confirmed. Kim said no athletes have confirmed cases of the virus.

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