The Norovirus
By: Joseph Hurley

Noroviruses are organisms that contaminate food and cause a type of food poisoning called acute gastroenteritis, which is also commonly called stomach flu.

This message from the CDC teaches you how to prevent Norovirus infection.

Some symptoms of the virus include, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, muscle aches, fatigue and chills.

This is a message from the CDC stating how contagious the Norovirus really is.

The Norovirus can last between 1 and 3 days for healthy people.  It lasts for about 4-6 days in young children, old adults, and hospitalized patients.  During this time, most infected people cannot stomach any food, causing weight loss and dehydration.

This video is about what the Norovirus is and what it does.

This video is about what the Norovirus is, what it does, and how to protect yourself and others from the virus.

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