Chippewa Co. Health Department Warning Parents of Virus

The Chippewa County Health Department is warning parents of babies and young children of a Rotavirus breakout in the county. Rotavirus causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines and leads to vomiting, fever and stomach pain. It is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. There is a vaccine to prevent the virus. The Health Department also recommends hand washing and general good hygiene to prevent getting the virus. FOX 32 News will continue to bring you the latest updates in this story.