Re­cov­ery takes a while

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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

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