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Mysterious Illness Sweeps Across PA College Campus; Nearly 200 Sickened

There’s been less foot traffic about the Ursinus College campus for two days, as classes have been canceled amid the break out of a stomach bug.

One the college has been fighting since Tuesday when students and staff began reporting symptoms of abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting.

Joelle Previty says, “That girl who was standing next to me, she had to go throw up. So, turns out she was sick.”

Dr. Paul Doghramji says, “We think there’s probably a virus, and when you think about a virus doing that, the most common one is norovirus. So just statistically speaking, it’s probably norovirus.”


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