Recovery takes a while
At this point, you're probably wondering if there's something you can do to speed up the recovery process. The short answer is no.
"There is no specific treatment for the virus but to let the illness run its course," says Henderson. "While the symptoms are not pleasant, most people make a full recovery within a few days. Both vomiting and diarrhoea cause loss of water from your face and mouth with your hands," adds Henderson.
Norovirus is also good motivation for a delayed spring clean. Scour your surfaces, but don't overlook places that might have been touched by a sick partner, colleague or family member, such as remote controls, phones, doorknobs and keyboards.
The virus can linger on hard surfaces for days and withstand many basic antibacterial sprays, so throw on your Marigolds and start scrubbing with a diluted
The norovirus bug is highly infectious