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Hospital visiting ban lifted

PUBLISHED: 13:25 25 January 2010 | UPDATED: 16:25 30 June 2010

Visiting restrictions at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have today been lifted following cases of the winter vomiting bug Norovirus

The Norovirus stomach bug causes nausea and diarrhoea and is very easily spread from person to person.

Visiting restrictions at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital have today been lifted following cases of the winter vomiting bug Norovirus

The Norovirus stomach bug causes nausea and diarrhoea and is very easily spread from person to person. The spread of infection is easiest in places where group of people are in close proximity for reasonable amounts of time such as residential homes, schools, hospitals and workplaces.

The virus lasts around two days and no treatment is required, however, even after the symptoms have cleared up people may still carry the virus and infect others up to three days after their own symptoms have stopped.


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