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Cape Cod Oysters Sicken 75 People With Norovirus

Wellfleet's oyster beds have been shut down until further notice Bad news for oyster lovers in the Northeast: 75 people in Massachusetts have fallen ill with norovirus after eating tainted oysters. The foodborne illness outbreak was linked to consumption of shellfish from Wellfleet, the Associated Press reports, leading state health officials to shut down the town’s shellfish beds last week.
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