Norovirus reported at Phoenix VA Hospital; 35 staff members, patients reportedly SickReports indicate that the Staff and patients of the Phoenix Veteran Affairs hospital have become sickened with the norovirus. 16 patients and 19 staff members have become sick with norovirus,  which is a contagious stomach and intestinal virus that can cause nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and diarrhea. Everyone infected was from two inpatient mental health units, according to a press release. All but three people have fully recovered. Those who are still ill are being treated in a medical unit at the hospital. Laboratory tests confirmed that the virus was at the hospital. No new cases have been reported in the last day, said a spokesperson. FULL REPORT