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Birmingham hospital ward closed due to norovirus

Birmingham City Hospital has closed three wards in a bid to stem the growing number of people infected with the winter vomiting bug.

The wards have been closed due to the norovirus infection.

Recent figures from the Health Protection Agency show that more than three quarters of a million people could be affected by the norovirus outbreak.

Symptoms to watch out for are sickness and diarrhoea.

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