And the one preventative methodology you must perform to keep away from catching the virus, based on Dr Jonathan Hayes, is to apply good hygiene.
A GP and scientific chair at Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) CCG, Dr Hayes instructed SomersetLive: “Probably the greatest methods to guard in opposition to norovirus is by practising good hygiene. This consists of thorough hand washing with cleaning soap and heat water after utilizing the bathroom and earlier than consuming or getting ready meals.
“Most individuals will make a full restoration inside a few days however it is very important drink loads of fluids throughout that point to stop dehydration particularly within the very younger, aged or these with weakened immunity.
“Also, if you are experiencing symptoms of norovirus please don’t visit hospitals, GP surgeries or care homes. The impact can be huge if you spread norovirus – not just on vulnerable patients who are already unwell but on the availability of beds for other people.”