Red Cross in Norway evacuated 30 tourists sick of the cottages in the national Park Hardangervidda after the outbreak of norovirus, according to the portal The Local.

According to the newspaper, tourists were taken to hospitals by snowmobile. Those who have developed symptoms are weakly or even not apparent, was left in the cottages on the quarantine.

As reported by tourist Association of Norway, in the near future, steps will be taken to ensure control of sanitary-epidemiological norms in the cottages tourists.

Norovirus infection – acute intestinal disease that manifests with intestinal symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, fever). For the first time norovirus was seen in 1972 in Norwalk, Ohio, USA, in connection with what was initially called Norwalk virus .