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Health workers tackle Norovirus

Health workers in Nottingham are hoping to stop winter vomiting bug Norovirus in its tracks this year with a major new awareness campaign.

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How can Norovirus be prevented?

  • Always wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water - particularly after going to the toilet, before preparing or eating food, and after changing a baby's nappy
  • Do not use dirty cutlery
  • Do not allow raw food to come into contact with cooked food
  • Ensure all food is thoroughly cooked, especially meat and shellfish
  • Avoid contact with anyone suffering from the virus for two to three days after they are completely free of symptoms

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