What are the symptoms?
Symptoms typically begin 24-48 hours after infection with the virus. Sudden onset of nausea is usually the first sign of infection, followed by vomiting and watery diarrhoea.
How do you catch Norovirus?
Through contact with an infected person, as well as contact with surfaces – such as door handles and tables – that are contaminated with the virus. It is also caught by consuming contaminated food or liquid.
How do you avoid catching Norovirus?
Wash your hands frequently and avoid raw and unwashed foods.
- Where can you get help and advice?