Posts Tagged 'norovirus'

What’s the most common stomach ‘bug’?

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The news has been full of stories about Norovirus, a virus that can cause Gastroenteritis (stomach flu).

Centra Care physicians have seen a steadily increasing number of patients suffering from Gastroenteritis, and Norovirus is the probable cause.​

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What’s Going Around this week is HIGHLY contagious

What’s Going Around is never welcome and when Gastroenteritis strikes your household, it can seem never-ending. But the good news is the unpleasant infection usually only lasts 1 – 2 days.

Typically in the spring, Gastroenteritis numbers start to decline – but not this year. The CDC is reporting a specific strain of the norovirus that seems to be lingering. Last week in Central Florida, several Centra Care locations saw a jump in cases of Gastroenteritis, with the following ...

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Has Norovirus found its way to Central Florida?

You may have seen news stories lately about Norovirus, a virus that can cause Gastroenteritis (stomach flu). In fact, case numbers got so high around the country that the CDC issued warnings. Through the first several weeks of 2013, Centra Care physicians saw a steady number of patients suffering from Gastroenteritis, but nothing out of the ordinary. That is, until this past week, when the number of cases took a big increase. And signs point ...

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