Norovirus in Kerala: What is norovirus? Causes, symptoms, transmission prevention
Two children residing near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala have been sick with norovirus.
On June 5, the Kerala government said that two children living near Thiruvananthapuram had been infected with norovirus, identical to the diarrhoea-causing rotavirus. Because the virus spreads through contaminated water and food, the Health Department assessed the situation and declared preventative measures had been implemented. Veena George, the state's health minister, warned that the sickness is very contagious and advised residents to practise good hygiene.
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