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Flu, Whooping Cough, Vomiting Virus: What's Going On?

The United States is seeing its fair share of illness this winter.

The country is in the midst of a particularly bad flu season, the worst outbreak of whooping cough since 1955, and an emerging outbreak of norovirus (a stomach bug that causes diarrhea and vomiting.)

Despite the seeming inundation of illness, experts say there is no connection between the three outbreaks, or any reason why all three would be happening now.

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