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Norovirus cases up 83%

The number of confirmed cases of norovirus is 83% higher than last season, according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

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How to fight against the norovirus

  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
  • If you feel like eating, eat foods that are easy to digest.
  • Take paracetamol for any fever or aches and pains.
  • Stay at home and don't go to the doctor, because norovirus is contagious and there is nothing the doctor can do while you have it.
  • However, contact your GP to seek advice if your symptoms last longer than a few days or if you already have a serious illness.

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