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Norovirus Infection Rate Rises
2012-12-28 11:33:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to the UK Health Protection Agency (HPA), over a million people have contracted the norovirus this winter, which is nearly double the number from this time last year. The norovirus is a winter vomiting bug that struck earlier than usual this year and cases this time around are running at a level normally seen about a month later into the season. Figures show that 1.018 million have been hit with the vomiting virus...

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