Every ward at North Manchester General Hospital has been closed to visitors after a major outbreak of the norovirus.
Four wards at the hospital have been hit by the bug which causes people to vomit.
We've taken the precautionary decision to close all wards at North Manchester Gen Hosp to visitors for 48 hrs to prevent spread of Norovirus
[News] Hospital closed to visitors after norovirus outbreak (From Prestwich and Whitefield Guide) http://t.co/DcwcDwFk
Hospital bosses say that the ban on visitors will stay in place at least until Saturday as efforts are made to control the outbreak.
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