Sunday, December 18, 2011

Traveler's Alert: Frequently Washing of Hands Essential to Counter Contagious Novovirus

The highly-contagious Novovirus has forced the closure of many hospital beds across the UK, prompting warnings from health officials about the serious threat posed by the bug, best known as the winter vomiting virus.

COMMENT: British public health officials have warned that the condition can be fatal, so it is essential that visitors and resident alike go out of their way to wash their hands frequently and avoid unnecessary contact with others.

For more information, see...

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/revb/gastro/norovirus.

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