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Winter vomiting virus – Public Health England issues outbreak warning

Winter vomiting virus – Public Health England issues outbreak warning

“Do not return to work, or send children to school or nursery, until 48 hours after symptoms have cleared.”

As Covid restrictions have eased, there has been an increase of the winter vomiting virus (also known as norovirus) in all age groups.

The highly infectious virus is easily transmitted through contact with infected individuals or contaminated surfaces.

Usually, at this time of year, PHE receives around 53 reports of a norovirus outbreak; it’s followed this pattern for the past five years, except this year.

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