Norovirus

Norovirus, also called the "winter vomiting bug", is a stomach bug that causes vomiting and diarrhoea. It can be very unpleasant, but usually goes away in about 2 days.

The main symptoms of norovirus are:

  • feeling sick (nausea)
  • diarrhoea
  • being sick (vomiting)

You may also have:

  • a high temperature
  • a headache
  • aching arms and legs

The symptoms start suddenly within 1 to 2 days of being infected. The NHS guidance on Norovirus can be found here.

Information around COVID-19 can be found here.

Information around fever and high temperatures can be found here.

 

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