Eight states are currently under stomach bug alert.  

There have been over 250 diagnosed with the bug, sending 10 people to the hospital.

It starts with flu-like symptoms and is NOT spread person to person.

The most affected states are Iowa, Texas and Nebraska. Other states reporting cases of the stomach bug are Georgia, Illinois, Wisconsin, Connecticut and Kansas.

Symptoms could last for more than a month.

Luckily, the infection can be treated with an antibiotic.