Lonely Planet Writer

Taiwan resort affected by norovirus outbreak

Taichung city, Taiwan.
Taichung city, Taiwan. Image by David Villa / CC BY 2.0

Some 120 people have been affected by an outbreak of norovirus at a resort in Taiwan. The Hoya Resort Hotel Wuling announced it would close temporarily after several employees and guests reported being ill. A large tour group staying at the resort was taken to hospital on Monday with symptoms. It is unclear where the virus was contracted, though at least five employees of the resort reported being ill. Travellers with bookings that have not yet checked in will be issued refunds. Read more: chinapost.com.tw