Noroviruses spread several meters by air: Viruses responsible for 50 percent of gastroenteritis

30 abril 2015

Noroviruses, a group of viruses responsible for over 50 percent of global gastroenteritis cases, can spread by air up to several meters from an infected person according to a new study. The discovery suggests that measures applied in hospitals during gastroenteritis outbreaks may be insufficient to effectively contain this kind of infection.