Taking a Shot at Sinking the 'Cruise Ship' Virus
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Good hygiene is the best way to avoid catching the bug.
- Wash your hands with soap and water especially before eating or handling food, and after using the bathroom or changing a diaper.
- Wash all vegetables and fruits thoroughly.
- If you're sick, use common sense: Don't prepare food for others.
- If someone is sick with an upset stomach at home, clean and disinfect contaminated surfaces to prevent spread to others. Wash soiled clothes or linens that may be contaminated. Handle soiled items with gloves and wash your hands afterward.
These findings were presented at a medical conference. They should be considered preliminary as they have not yet undergone the "peer review" process, in which outside experts scrutinize the data prior to publication in a medical journal.