Cluster of Norovirus cases at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Cluster of Norovirus cases at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority: The spokesperson for Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) made the following announcement today (November 25): A total of five babies (two male and three female, aged from 6 months to 31 months) and a student nurse at a paediatrics infant ward at QEH had presented with […]

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Fazakerley Primary School closed due to norovirus

Fazakerley Primary School closed due to norovirus

A LIVERPOOL primary school was forced to close today after being hit by a stomach bug. A total of 35 pupils and four staff at Fazakerley Primary School have come down with the highly contagious norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting disease. An announcement on the school’s website said it was being closed for […]

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Dodelijk griep virus gemaakt door nederlanders

Dodelijk griep virus gemaakt door nederlanders

De VS maken zich zorgen nu Nederlandse onderzoekers erin zijn geslaagd een superdodelijke variant van het vogelgriep virus (H5N1) te creëren. Amerikaanse deskundigen zijn bang dat terroristen geïnspireerd raken. Lees meer in de telegraaf. Tags: amerika, dode, geslaagd, h5n1, Virus, vogelgriep

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Luchtweg klachten en antibiotica?

Luchtweg klachten en antibiotica?

Een kwart denkt dat antibiotica helpen tegen hoesten, verkoudheid en griep. Maar antibiotica hebben vaak geen nut bij luchtwegklachten, omdat ze meestal door een virus worden veroorzaakt. Lees meer bij nu.nl Tags: antibiotica, griep, hoesten, Virus

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Why flying on planes can make you sick – and how to stop it

Why flying on planes can make you sick – and how to stop it

If you’re about to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving, you’re probably dreading the possibility that you’ll catch a bug along the way. And you’re not alone. Many people report coming down with something in the days following an airplane flight. It’s not like we’re all lining up to lick the lavatory handles — so why can’t […]

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About Norovirus

    Noroviruses are highly contagious and are transmitted via the faeces and vomit of infected people, either through direct contact or throught contaminated objects or via food and water. The incubation period is one to three days.

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