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Old 02-02-2013, 09:39 AM   #20420
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Originally Posted by Sic Semper Tyrannis View Post
You got the wicked NOROVIRUS that is going around. Said that if flu takes 1000 virus to infect you that Norovirus takes 20....
Sic, I think you nailed it..
The symptoms of norovirus illness usually include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and some stomach cramping. Sometimes people additionally have a low-grade fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, and a general sense of tiredness. The illness often begins suddenly, and the infected person may feel very sick. Symptoms usually begin 24-48 hours after exposure to the virus, but can appear as early as 12 hours.
It's no picnic. Symptoms 2 and 3 can be simultaneous which really add another dimension to the fun.
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