Norovirus symptoms: Do you have food poisoning or the winter vomiting bug? How to tell

Norovirus, also referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is an incredibly contagious illness which is spread through close contact with someone with norovirus or touching surfaces, objets or food with the virus on them. READ MORE Norovirus outbreak: One thing you should do to avoid catching the bug Outbreaks of the virus have been reported up and down England, […]

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Norovirus could spread through SHOPPING TROLLEYS, NHS staff warn

Norovirus could spread through SHOPPING TROLLEYS: NHS staff warn people to wash their hands amid hospital outbreaks of the winter vomiting bug A hospital in Swansea has recorded 75 cases of norovirus in two weeks Medics have warned people to wash their hands with soap and water to avoid it The virus causes vomiting and diarrhoea but usually clears up […]

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More than 80 people fall ill after norovirus outbreak at Vancouver airport hotel

Two Vancouver airport hotels have been forced to close their food and beverage areas after a norovirus outbreak caused dozens to fall ill over the weekend. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) said Wednesday that about 40 staff members and 40 guests from the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond were affected by the illness, which was first reported Saturday. A food […]

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Hygiene is the key: to prevent infection with noroviruses

In the months of January to March, noroviruses have high season. The symptoms include diarrhea and vomiting. If you’re sick with a stomach-intestinal Virus, one should stay for two days after symptoms have resolved to home – reducing the risk of further spread. People should be embarrassed to pay attention to Hygiene In addition, people should also pay attention to […]

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