What the NHS wants you to do and not do to avoid catching norovirus

"If you are experiencing symptoms of norovirus please don’t visit hospitals, GP surgeries or care homes."

It certainly now feels like winter and with the cold and often damp weather, comes a number of winter aliments.

Coughs, colds and the flu are common place during winter life and it can be hard not to catch them.

Especially with places like schools, offices, shopping centres and the like, acting as a breeding ground for germs and bacteria.

Health experts are now...
source: Somerset Live

2019-11-19 23:59
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