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What should I know about norovirus?

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Norovirus is highly contagious and can tear through cruise ships, classrooms, and other crowded spaces. Its symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps.

It spreads easily through food and drink and can have a big impact on your health. Noroviruses are responsible for more than half of all food-borne disease outbreaks each year.

From: Norovirus: Symptoms and Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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Edward Gaydos, DO, pediatrician, Cleveland Clinic.

CDC: "Norovirus: Clinical Overview."

CDC website.

San Francisco Department of Public Health: "Norovirus."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 28, 2019

SOURCES:

Edward Gaydos, DO, pediatrician, Cleveland Clinic.

CDC: "Norovirus: Clinical Overview."

CDC website.

San Francisco Department of Public Health: "Norovirus."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 28, 2019

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