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Cases of norovirus in England are at their highest level for more than 10 years and are still rising – here’s what could be behind it
By Jason Arunn Murugesu
2 March 2023
Noroviruses cause about half of all gastroenteritis cases around the world
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The numbers of norovirus cases in England are the highest they have been in over a decade and are still rising, according to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA).
In the current winter season, up until 19 February, which is the latest data available, there have been more than 4550 lab reports of norovirus in England. The number of reported cases for the two weeks up to 19 February is 14 per cent higher than for the previous …
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