Still no official word on the full causes of the Norwalk-type virus affecting Mount Allison students, although there have apparently been a few new cases. However, the rapid spread does appear to have been halted. For the time being, I'm still healthy, as are most of my colleagues - no doubt to the relief of all our friends and family from across the country who called and emailed us in response to the national news coverage this story has received.
It is not comforting, however, the day after this outbreak, to have our taps running brown water again. Consistently clean running water is not a hallmark of Sackville, New Brunswick. At least once per month, dirty water flows from the taps on the town's main water lines. It's disgusting and primitive, and definitely does not inspire confidence. It's no wonder that people initially suspected that the town water was at fault for the outbreak of sickness. At some point in the future, I'm sure that it will be. I'm having one of those days where I'm sure that I'm living in a Walkerton in the making. Recommend this Post