WASHINGTON — The stomach flu is more prevalent in the winter months, and local doctors are reminding people to take precautions and know the warning signs. While outbreaks can occur throughout the year, the Centers…
WASHINGTON — More than 200 people who became ill aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship are back in Baltimore, after a stomach-turning bout with norovirus. Royal Caribbean cut short the Grandeur of the Sea’s scheduled…
Local passenger who was on the Grandeur of the Seas, says it
the trip she and her family expected when they set sail on April 5.
Oregano could be a powerful weapon against the nasty norovirus.
You don\’t have to travel to distant lands to get a stomach bug on vacation. It can happen anywhere, on a cruise or a national park trip.
But this is not the flu, which is caused by an airborne virus. Instead, the norovirus is usually spread by hand to hand contact, or by eating food handled by someone who is already infected.
A nasty intestinal virus that has been going around can be prevented. All that\’s needed is soap and water and some elbow grease.
Roughly 100 students and staff were first sent home on Friday from the Fairfax County public school after the spread of what experts believe could be Norovirus. Symptoms of the virus include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
The stomach virus spread in the last 24 hours, though similarities have not been established among the victims.