What’s going around: stomach virus, flu, strep throat

Dozens of students in Carlisle County, Kentucky are home sick with a stomach virus. Doctors across the region say they are treating similar symptoms.

From Marshall County to Paducah and Martin, Tennessee, our health professionals say they are treating cases of vomiting and diarrhea.

Dr. John Hale in Union City says it lasts two to three days.

Kathy Phelps and Martha Kloss in Paducah say they are also treating cases of influenza now, both A and B, as well as strep throat and mononucleosis.

Michelle Elkins in Marshall County says respiratory infections described best as really bad colds are also going around. Symptoms include cough, sore throat, congestion and ear aches.

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