Norovirus cases detected in Kerala – The Kerala Health Department confirmed two cases of the gastrointestinal infection norovirus in class 1 students in Ernakulam district. Infected people developed symptoms such as diarrhoea, abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, a high temperature, headache, and body aches.
- The virus is capable of surviving low temperatures, and outbreaks tend to be more common during the winter and in colder countries — that is why it is sometimes referred to as “winter vomiting disease”.
- Norovirus leads to diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, and abdominal pain. Being a diarrhoeal disease.
- it also leads to dehydration, so drinking plenty of fluids is recommended.