Norovirus

By: Daryn Spencer

Norovirus is one of the most common cases of food poisoning in America.

Norovirus is a diverse single-stranded RNA, non-enveloped virus in the Caliciviridae family.

Norovirus spreads quickly and doesn't take much to start its journey through your body. The normal flu take 1,000 particles to get you sick. Norovirus, only takes 18 particles.

Norovirus is a illness that can infect anyone. You can get infected from a person, contaminated food and water, or by touching contaminated surfaces.

This is a video on symptoms of the Norovirus , and ways to prevent it.

Although there is no cure or treatment for Norovirus, there are still prevention tips. Ways to stay clear of Norovirus is to practice proper hygiene ( wash your hands) , use your food safety tips while in the kitchen,  and clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces.

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