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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Closes Massachusetts Location on Norovirus Fears

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ( CMG ) has temporarily closed down a location in Billerica, Mass., due to norovirus fears.

The Chipotle location was closed down after one of its employees tested positive for norovirus . The decision to close the store down was made on Tuesday and it continues into today. All food has been removed from the store and it's been given a full cleaning.

It's believed that at least four other employees that work at the Chipotle location may also be ill with the norovirus, but it hasn't been confirmed. There has been no word of the virus being passed on to any of the location's customers, reports USA Today .

Chipotle hasn't been able to catch a break lately when it comes to illnesses making their way into its stores. The chain suffered from a large E.coli outbreak in 2015 that lasted into this year. It blames beef from Australian farms for the outbreak.

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