You got your flu shot, and that was a smart move. But there are other microbiological menaces out there this winter, and they can inflict just as much misery as the flu. Perhaps chief among them is norovirus, which can afflict its victims with serious

By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News. It gets in your food, in your laundry, it sticks to plates and it might even float into the air when you flush your toilet. A new strain of norovirus — often called stomach flu — is going around and it's going

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The "stomach bug" is spreading again in the U.S. Norovirus involves severe upset stomach, diarrhea and fatigue, and this illness is a bit tougher than your standard flu.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes 60 percent of Norovirus infections were caused by a strain that originated in Australia.

As if this year's flu season wasn't bad enough, there is another contagious virus making its rounds across the country. It's the super bug that came from Australia and it's a new strain of the norovirus. It can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting and