The Norovirus That Stole Christmas

BY  |  Monday, Jan 02, 2017 12:45pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

norovirusThere has been a lot of puking in Baristaville. Norovirus, aka the winter vomiting bug, a common winter virus has been making its way through town.

It visited the Gilmore house on Christmas Eve, gifting us with a very unwelcome present.

The virus can cause vomiting and diarrhea, either one or the other, or both. According to the CDC, other symptoms include, stomach pain, headaches, and sometimes fever. A person usually develops symptoms 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to norovirus. Most people with norovirus illness get better within 1 to 3 days.

 

 

 

Other than disinfecting your houses and scrubbing hands constantly to try to stop the spread of the contagious virus, making sure to get plenty of fluids is key. Dehydration is the biggest issue to worry about.

 

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