The Noro menace: A virus that strikes!

by Medindia Content Team on  January 30, 2006 at 10:19 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
The Noro menace: A virus that strikes!
After the bird flu virus here comes another virus that us causing havoc. Known as the Noro virus it is basically a stomach affecting virus that manifests itself in the form of severe vomiting and diarrhea. Noro virus is a combination of the stomach flu and the Norwalk virus.

The virus has been known to affect more than 200 central Albertans. The virus has struck in Alberta, as of now.

What is concerning the authorities even more is its refusal to go back and let go.

The virus has caused four outbreaks as of now since December. An outbreak at Alberta Hospital Ponoka has been ongoing for nearly two months. The worst part is that despite efforts by staff to disinfect surfaces and restrict visitors, more than 100 staff and patients at the hospital have been infected.

This is a cause of worry and efforts are underway to curb the advent of the virus further. Hope it works!


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In Mexican resort.Had stomach queezyness,sore all over,acute in my legs.NO energy,very restless,A little chill once,very clammy.Did not eat for a day,no energy at all.I drink plenty of water every day and lots of fruits. Did not throw up,no diariea,a little constipated.Felt better in 2 days.
guest Thursday, June 14, 2007
If I didn't have homeopathy to use I would take Lugols Iodine 6 drops in a glass of water 3 times a day. This should take care of it nicely in a day or two. DO NOT DO THIS IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO IODINE!
guest Monday, April 16, 2007
The Norwalk virus hit a medical faciltiy I worked at a few years ago. Aside from most of the patients, most of the staff got it. I was able to cure many staff members and my son with homeopathic Bismuth. Cure came in less than one day while patients had to suffer because it was an allopathic medical institution. Other remedies to consider are Arsenicum Alb. Only one cured with Ars. Alb. Most everyone on Bismuth 30c . Of course with homeopathy each case is individual and must be assessed but often in epidemics there are only 2 or 3 remedies that are indicated.
guest Monday, April 16, 2007
Hit with virus on Tue. severe diarea and vomiting , vomiting only lasted two days but diarea is still with me five days later. lost 15 lbs. the first two days but weight loss has stablized since. got a script from my Dr. for lomotil to help with the diarea problem, am feeling some better now but not free yet.
guest Saturday, April 14, 2007
I was on a cruise and diagnosed Feb.3rd. This is March 1, I am better but still not 100%. My doctor tells me 5% of the population do not respond to symtamatic treatment. I've lost 15%. This virus is horrible.
guest Thursday, March 1, 2007
Bad cases of it California. I was visiting family in Bakersfield when one family member became violently ill. When we got to the hospital we found several other individuals there with the same thing. The doctors informed us that they are unable to keep up with the demand of people coming in with this infection. (Norovirus) Nothing helps but rest and liquids.
guest Monday, January 29, 2007
Hit by the virus 1/13 and had violent vomiting and diarhea for two days..dehydrated..lasted about 3 days...after effects lasted a week. Had to hydrate myself rather than have an IV long after exposure would one come down with it. My husband was with far nothing The most horrible virus I have ever had. Live in NH
guest Thursday, January 25, 2007
This is a very catchy ilness with severe flu-like symptoms that usually begin within 24 hrs and last from anywhere 24 to 72 hrs the young and the elderely gets hit most crucial best way to fight WASH hands before and after you eat use the bathroom and touching any stool or vomit also if your cleaning up alot of stool or vomit you should wear a gown and mask because being within 12 feet of a large amount of infected waste is dangerous too be safe and try not to eat out too much right now
guest Saturday, January 13, 2007
Well its here in Wisconsin, i was just diagnosed with it, i had been taken to the emergency room in wausau, wi treated and released, prescribed siprofloxon, a antibiotic, its been 5 days of pure hell,its been the worst thing to ever happen to me!
guest Friday, December 29, 2006
i am wondering how soon after exposure does the sickness start. I was home from a trip in which I was on an airplane for 10 days before I became violently ill. Vomiting till extremely dehydrated. was hospitalized for 3 days.
guest Monday, November 20, 2006

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