A contagious stomach virus has sickend many students attending the University of Southern California, with salmonella bacteria being blamed for the sickness.
In total it is believed that there are more than 130 reported cases of the stomach virus, which is believed to have originated in school dorms and then spreading from there.
Many students have been taken to area hospitals because their virus has resulted in severe symptoms, and those with symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea are asked to visit the USC University Park Student Health Center.
Students are being urged to stay at home if they can, in order to limit the potential that the stomach virus has of spreading.
Currently officials with the university are trying to pinpoint the source of the virus, but as of yet they have no clue.
Symptoms of salmonella, which can remain for up to a week include vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.
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