Also known as Norwalk-like virus, Gastric Flu or Winter
This illness is particularly common in situations where large
numbers of people live in close proximity e.g. hotels, hospitals,
residential care homes and cruise ships. You may have heard of the
condition by different names such as Norwalk-like virus, Gastric
Flu, Winter Vomiting Disease.
The viruses that cause these illnesses have now been grouped
together and are called “Noroviruses” which cause acute
gastro-enteritis in humans.
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