THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of Norwalk virus
1970–75; <Norwalk agent (original name of the pathogen), after Norwalk, Ohio, where an outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred in 1968
Words nearby Norwalk virus
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British Dictionary definitions for Norwalk virus
/ (ˈnɔːˌwɔːk) /
another name for norovirus
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Medical definitions for Norwalk virus
[ nôr′wôk′ ]
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