At sea, you enjoy the most beautiful views and look forward to taking in the ambiance and culture of the next stop. Then it hits. The vomiting ruins your idyllic vacation. Norovirus symptoms include vomiting, stomach cramping and diarrhea. Fever, body aches, and headache can also occur. On land, you stop at your favorite fast food place. Later, you hear fellow customers have caught the vomiting bug. According to the CDC, noroviruses cause half of all food-borne illnesses. Norovirus treatments include drinking plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage on Norovirus and its symptoms, causes, treatments, how to manage it and more.
Food Poisoning Treatment: What to Expect
WebMD explains the symptoms and causes of food poisoning - and when you may want to call the doctor.
Norovirus: Symptoms and Treatment
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of noroviruses.
Know Your Risks for Food Poisoning
Are you at risk for food poisoning? Learn the foods and behaviors that can keep you safe.
Dirty Surfaces You Touch Every Day
Arm yourself with some soap and hand sanitizer, cause it’s a dirty world out there! These surfaces are just crawling with germs that can make you sick.
Ways All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Make You Sick
Your mouth may water at the words "all-you-can-eat buffet," but you might get more than you bargained for, in a bad way.
What Is the Norovirus?
The stomach flu isn’t really the flu at all. Meet the norovirus, and learn how it’s spread.
Video on Difference Between Stomach Flu and Influenza
Stomach flu is the nickname for an illness called viral gastroenteritis, a gut bug that's different from influenza.