Norovirus

Here's How To Spot The Symptoms Of The Norovirus

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug, is now the most common stomach bug in the UK. According to the NHS, it's estimated that ...

Even for World Beater Noma, Noro Is a Serious No-No

Stephen Easthope | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Easthope

Hot on the hooves of the horsemeat scandal, Noma, widely considered to be the world's best restaurant, was discovered to have sent 67 diners home with Norovirus during the month of February. It's not quite what you'd expect from a tasting menu that costs £170 a head

Sputum Season - Cough, Splutter, Barf

Mr Pickwick | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mr Pickwick

I had been offered the flu jab before Christmas but turned it down on the principle of what is the immune system if you do not use it. And for this reason, the unfriendly flu bacteria came along and kneecapped me.

Winter Vomiting Bug Up 72% This Year

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Around 100,000 people were struck down with the winter vomiting bug over Christmas, latest figures suggested as it emerged the number of confirmed cas...

Norovirus Victims Could Pass One Million By New Year

PA | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK

The number of people affected by an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug could have passed one million, new figures show. The number of laboratory-c...

Passenger Ordeal Over As 'Plague Ship' Returns To Port (VIDEO)

PA | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

A cruise liner dubbed "a plague ship" by passengers struck down with the norovirus vomiting illness has returned to Southampton. Emerging into the ...

Vomiting Bug Norovirus Could Hit 750,000

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

More than 750,000 people could be affected by an outbreak of norovirus in the UK, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has claimed. Among those affec...

Surge In People Hit By Vomiting Bug

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

More than 600,000 people are believed to have been struck down in a surge in a winter vomiting bug this winter, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has...

‘Powder Puff’ Vaccine For Norovirus – Coming Soon?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A vaccine that provides immunity for the ‘winter vomiting bug' norovirus could be available within five years, claim American scientists. A group...

Don't Flush The Toilet With The Lid Up, Warn Health Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers have discovered that closing the toilet lid before you flush could prevent the norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, from spre...

Infections Caught In Hospitals At All Time High

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

More people than ever picked up life-threatening infections while spending time in hospitals last year. The number of hospital-acqui...

The Norovirus Strikes Again

PA | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

There have been 46 outbreaks of suspected norovirus in hospitals over the past two weeks, with more than half of them leading to ward closures or rest...

The 'Winter Vomiting Bug' Doubles Hospital Bed Closures

PA | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The number of NHS beds closed due to norovirus-type symptoms has more than doubled in a week, according to figures. Department of Health data for E...

Vomiting Bug Forces Hospital Bed Closures To Double

Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

The number of NHS beds closed due to norovirus-type symptoms has more than doubled in a week, figures show. Department of Health data for England r...

'Winter Vomiting Bug' Cases Double In Two Weeks

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Cases of the 'winter vomiting bug', norovirus, have risen by a fifth in the past year and doubled in the past fortnight with 800 patients being struck...

Potentially Fatal Vomiting Bug 'Serious' Threat To Hospitals

PA | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK

Health officials have issued warnings about the serious threat posed by norovirus as the winter diarrhoea and vomiting bug forced the closure of hospi...

Could This Spell The End Of The Winter Vomiting Bug?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

American scientists are developing a nasal spray that protects the body against the norovirus bug. Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine in T...

Three Quarters Of British Oysters Contain 'Winter Vomiting Bug'

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

More than three-quarters of British-grown oysters have been found to contain norovirus, known as the 'winter vomiting bug', experts have warned. A...