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Norovirus It is a stomach bug that causes vomiting and diarrhoea.
Other name winter vomiting bug
Norovirus symptoms Vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramping, fever, chills, headache and muscle aches.
Transmission It is by accidentally getting tiny particles of feces (poop) or vomit from an infected person in your mouth.
What kills Norovirus? Bleach / hydrogen peroxide to kill it
Treatment for Norovirus? No treatment for Norovirus, except drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration.
How long can Norovirus live on bedding? Up to two weeks.
Can you reinfect yourself with Norovirus? likely a few months
Norovirus most commonly found? crowded environments such as hospitals, nursing homes, child care centers, schools and cruise ships
Average incubation period for Norovirus 12 to 48 hours
What temperature kills Norovirus? it can survive temperatures up to 60°C / 140°F

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