By: Alysha Fox

-The Norovirus is a virus. Caused by contaminated food or water and by person-to-person contact.
-Scientific name is Norovirus.
-They transmitted directly from person to person and indirectly via contaminated water and food. When you are around a person who has it you can get it by just trying to help the person. This person could of got it by eating food that was contaminated.
-Anyone can get this virus. There are 19 to 21 million cases a year of the virus.
-Symptom are nausea, forceful vomiting, watery diarrhea, and abdominal pain, and in some cases, loss of taste.
-No antiviral drug can treat Norovirus, but in healthy people the illness should go away on its own within a couple of days. Most people don't have any long-term problems from the virus. Just make sure to wash your fruits before eating them and wash your hands often do the virus doesn't get into your body.
-Mostly found in the food in the United States. There was and outbreak on 2 Caribbean Ships.
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