Vomiting and Diarrhoea Bug Closes One Ward at Bedford Hospital

Vomiting and Diarrhoea Bug Closes One Ward at Bedford Hospital

ONE ward at Bedford Hospital has been closed to new admissions and patient transfers due to an outbreak of viral gastroenteritis (norovirus). Richard Wells Ward has been closed to help stop the potential spread of infection among patients, visitors and members of staff. Visiting to the affected ward has been restricted to essential visiting only. […]

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Doncaster Royal Infirmary: Do not visit our patients !

Doncaster Royal Infirmary: Do not visit our patients !

As from the Doncaster Hospital Homepage (Given credit to this as this one of the few who actually update their website when an outbreak is known, we find this a VERY good policy and urge all other healthcare organisation to take an example of this!) PLEASE DON’T VISIT AND RISK BRINGING MORE BUGS INTO HOSPITAL! […]

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Wash your hands: Norovirus outbreak sickens 50 in San Jose

Wash your hands: Norovirus outbreak sickens 50 in San Jose

More than 50 people at a South San Jose retirement community are recovering from a norovirus outbreak, prompting health officials to remind people in closed quarters to be extra careful to avoid contracting the nasty stomach flu. The senior citizens living at The Atrium, across from Oakridge Mall, fell ill starting two weeks ago, and […]

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Handwashing tips

To stay clean and healthy, wash your hands with warm water and soap. Do not use alcohol-gels as these do not work (sufficient). Wash your hands after: Before: Touching your hand to your mouth including: Eating and drinking, Smoking, Brushing your teeth, Helping a sick person. After: Going to the bathroom, Changing diapers, Touching high-hand […]

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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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