Benjamin Yount, Metro Networks
Quincy, IL-(Effingham Radio)- A stomach virus described as “extremely contagious” is making its way across Illinois.
Symptoms include a sudden onset of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sometimes coupled with a fever.
Doctors at SIU Center for Family Medicine in Quincy say the virus usually runs its course within 24 to 48 hours.
To help prevent its spread, you should wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer.