The stomach flu isn’t the flu. It’s really norovirus. And it’s super contagious. Here’s the right way to clean your house if someone in your house comes down with a bout of norovirus.
Washing your hands often and well is an important step in preventing flu and other illnesses. But the way your dry your hands can unintentionally spread bacteria.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Family medicine specialist Daniel Allan, MD, fields this one about how long norovirus lingers.
Many people with a bout of serious stomach troubles say they have a stomach flu. But it’s usually norovirus, the No. 1 cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the United States. Find out how you can avoid it.
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