Norovirus infection

Norovirus infection can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting. The onset is usually acute. Norovirus can spread through contaminated water, food, objects or air. It often causes outbreak. Main symptoms are nausea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In addition, you may also have headache, chills, muscle pain or severe dehydration. Under normal circumstances, symptoms of norovirus infection may last for a few days. Patients, especially young children and the elderly should seek immediate medical attention. Treatment aims at relieving symptoms.

How is Norovirus infection treated in practice?