Three quarters of a million people in the UK could be affected by an outbreak of norovirus this winter according to the Health Protection Agency.
The announcement comes as Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary fight to control their third outbreak of the winter vomiting bug in eight months.
Kim Ingles reports:
Featured in this report are Senior Infection Control Nurse, Natalie Oakes and Infection Control Manager, Elaine Ross.
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