During Northern California’s 2018 Camp Fire—the state’s deadliest wildfire—the CDC reported that more than a quarter of people who evacuated to shelters developed likely norovirus infections. As this year’s wildfire season collides with coronavirus disease 2019, the CDC stressed the importance of infection prevention and control practices in shelters during natural disasters.
Kuehn BM. Norovirus Spread Among Hundreds of 2018 California Fire Evacuees. JAMA. 2020;324(2):129. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.11551
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