1. Health
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.
Kristina Duda, R.N.

What is Norovirus?

By October 30, 2012

Follow me on:

When you get a stomach virus, you may blame any number of things. The last meal you ate, the flu, the sick kid down the street. But chances are, the real culprit is a bug called norovirus. Although norovirus is frequently called "the cruise ship virus", it is actually the most common cause of the illness whose main symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea. And you don't have to be on a cruise ship to get it.

While the symptoms of norovirus are miserable, is there any reason to be concerned about this surprisingly common virus? Find out more:

April 9, 2013 at 10:50 pm
(1) Pikeultimate.com says:

_What is Norovirus?_ was a wonderful article and also I was extremely
pleased to read the blog post. I appreciate it-Reyes

Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.