UK suffering from spread of Norovirus

Mon Jul 19 2021 19:25:53 GMT+0530 (IST)

The United Kingdom which fought a hard battle with the fierce Covid has made the Covid restrictions flexible with the Corona infections and fatalities coming down gradually. But the nation has a new worry now.

As per the media reports the norovirus is spreading in the nation with over 154 people testing positive for the new norovirus in England.

It is said that England's Public Health England (PHE) had urged the people to be safe as the new virus outbreak was reported.

As a big concern, the norovirus was detected in Nursery centres and childcare centres.This is worrying the health department officials big time.

Talking about the new virus, it is highly contagious and vomiting and diarrhea are its symptoms. The Public Health England (PHE) dubs it as "winter vomiting bug".

How the Norovirus enters a human body is like any other virus. One can get infected with the virus by contacting the already person or taking water or food that was contaminated, as per the experts.

The experts added that diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, fever, headache and body aches are the symptoms of the norovirus.

Warning about the virus, the experts said, the new virus can also get mutated making it tough to beat. They urged the people to maintain personal hygiene and not to contact others and not touch anything outside. They also urged the public to take more fluids as they tend to lose the fluids in their body while vomiting frequently.