HOW CAN I PREVENT CONTRACTING THIS DISEASE?
Currently, there is no vaccine to prevent a Norovirus infection. Most persons recover without antiviral medication or treatment. It cannot be treated with antibiotics because it is not a bacterial infection. Ill people should drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Young children and the elderly are at special risk for dehydration. In some cases, diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized.
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