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Norovirus cases rising in Trafford

Norovirus is a stomach bug that causes vomiting and
diarrhoea.

It can be very unpleasant, but usually goes
away in about 2 days.

The main symptoms of norovirus are:
•feeling sick (nausea)
•diarrhoea
•being sick (vomiting)
You may also have:
•a high temperature
•a headache
•aching arms and legs

The symptoms start suddenly within 1 to 2 days of being
infected.

How to treat norovirus yourself
Although there is no specific treatment for Norovirus,
The most important thing is to rest and have lots of
fluids to avoid dehydration.

Please be aware that alcohol handwash does NOT remove the virus

Please click the below link for information on handwashing:

Handwashing advice Poster Jul 2022