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Norovirus does the rounds every winter and is one of those illnesses that is very hard to avoid. If your child gets it, it’s pretty unpleasant, and you’ll want to know how you can help your child feel as comfortable as possible. This article talks you through the symptoms, what to do if your child gets ill and the circumstances where you may need to seek medical help.

So, what is Norovirus?

Norovirus causes diarrhoea and vomiting and is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK. It's called the "winter vomiting bug" simply because it's more common in winter, but you can catch it at any time of year (oh the joy!).Norovirus can be very, very unpleasant for both your child and for you having to deal with it (!) but it usually only lasts a few days, phew!

What are the symptoms?

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