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How to beat winter
vomiting outbreak

Daily Express [UK], by Heidi Dore, Mark Reynolds

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/19/2012 5:26:14 AM

Britain is in the grip of a winter vomiting bug crisis, as experts admit a million people may have been hit. The rapidly-spreading outbreak of norovirus, which causes fever, headaches, stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea, is wreaking chaos across the NHS. Sixty-one hospitals have had outbreaks with 49 ward closures this month alone. Health officials last night pleaded with sufferers to remain at home and not risk infecting others by going to hospitals or GP surgeries.[Snip] Doctors said cases of the highly contagious bug are up by a staggering 83 per cent on last year. Experts admit they are baffled

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One million cases in the UK is the rough equivalent of 600 million in the US. Let´s hope transatlantic Christmas travel doesn´t bring it back to the US.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hot coffee, 12/19/2012 6:08:05 AM     (No. 9073744)

How to beat any vomiting outbreak--stop watching the MSM.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: gartenfrau, 12/19/2012 9:17:32 AM     (No. 9074062)

OP, it already is here in the states, or at least in MI. They had to close a school down for a long weekend a few weeks back so cleaning staff could disinfect all surfaces.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DocH, 12/19/2012 11:07:18 AM     (No. 9074332)

What No. 2 said.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/19/2012 11:18:05 AM     (No. 9074350)

Fewer Barack Obama speeches, and zero Michelle Obama public appearances.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4poster, 12/19/2012 12:27:23 PM     (No. 9074487)

So, go to a NHS hospital and get sick. Can´t wait for ObamaCare.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Morris Wanchuk, 12/19/2012 6:45:05 PM     (No. 9075129)

´´One million cases in the UK is the rough equivalent of 600 million in the US.´´

Say what?!!! Nearly two cases per person in the US?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 12/19/2012 6:52:53 PM     (No. 9075138)

This is pretty shocking. Most outbreaks come about because someone doesn´t understand bathroom hygiene and contaminates food. Keep your hands clean and away from your mouth. Be careful who you shake hands with.

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