++Tenth edition, published July 1, 2014, now available to download.++
Norovirus is commonly called 'food poisoning' or 'stomach flu'. It causes over 21 million cases of stomach upset (gastroenteritis) every year in the United States and more than 800 deaths. As of January 2013, however, a whole new strain of Norovirus began sweeping throughout the globe and spreading from coast to coast in the United States, and is continuing to spread and even mutate in 2014.
In this report, popular health writer Carolyn Stone gives you the essentials on Norovirus: what it is, where it comes from, how people become infected, and how to prevent it, in order to keep you and your family safe. Learn the symptoms of norovirus infection and the best ways to stop it from spreading to the rest of your family, work colleagues and the general public if you do catch it.
Learn the best ways to deal with the main symptoms of norovirus, including dehydration. Find out how to deal safely with contaminated laundry to stop the spread of the disease.
Learn more about the major 'hot spots' in your home where the virus cold easily spread if you are not careful, and the best ways to keep all of the members of your family as safe as possible if one of you does become ill.
Discover valuable health resources, important research and findings related to norovirus, the best sources of the latest news on the virus, and much more.
Norovirus on its own is bad enough. It can also come at the same time as flu season, leading to even more misery. Foodborne outbreaks of norovirus happen all year round. It also spreads like wildfire from person to person in social settings, from schools, hospitals and nursing homes, to summer camps and cruise ships. Don't let norovirus threaten the health of the younger and older members of your family, or ruin your vacation. Take steps today to avoid norovirus. Even if you do catch it, learn all you can about how to stop it from spreading, to keep safe all those you care about.
You will also receive regular updates of this title while these severe outbreaks continue.
Norovirus: How to Stay Safe
TABLE OF CONTENTS
WHAT'S IN THIS GUIDE
CHAPTER 1-Norovirus: What is It?
CHAPTER 2-How is Norovirus Spread?
CHAPTER 3-What are the Symptoms if You Have Contracted Norovirus?
CHAPTER 4-What are the Best Ways to Prevent You or Your Family from Becoming Ill with Norovirus?
CHAPTER 5-When is it Time to See a Doctor?
CHAPTER 6-Household Hot Spots
CHAPTER 7-Hot Spots Outside the Home
NOROVIRUS IN THE NEWS
NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK REPORTS
SUMMARY OF STEPS TO TAKE TO PREVENT ILLNESS AND THE SPREAD OF NOROVIRUS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Carolyn Stone is a freelance journalist and health writer who has worked in consumer health publishing and continuing medical education. She is the author of over 70 health and self-help guides designed to empower readers to live better lives.
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Published July 12, 2014
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