It appears I’m not the only one complaining about this problem, and Symantec is listening. They’ll stop bombarding innocent people with “your email has a virus” notifications. Other anti-virus vendors are expected to follow their lead.
Full story here: http://software.silicon.com/security/0,39024655,39120602,00.htm
Now if only my email provider would stop forwarding on the messages after they’ve been cleaned, all would be well again.