Winter Vomiting Bug

Winter Vomiting Season Has Arrived, Here's What To Do

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The first signs of Christmas, the biting chill in the air - these are all signs that winter has arrived. Unfortunately alongside festive cheer, it als...

Pizza Ingredient May Protect Against Norovirus, The Winter Vomiting Bug

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A pizza ingredient may help ward off the notorious winter vomiting bug, research has shown. Carvacrol is a plant compound in oregano oil which give...

Cheer Up! 7 Reasons Cold Weather Is Good For You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As the temperatures take a turn for the worse and the entire HuffPost UK office drowns in what we have creatively dubbed the "flunami", what better to...

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...

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...

Scientists Don't Know Why Hospital Superbug Spreads

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Only a quarter of hospital-related Clostridium difficile (C.diff) bugs are traced from symptomatic patients who already have the infection, leaving sc...

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...

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...

'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...

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...