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can you catch norovirus from someone breathing on you?

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Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is spread from fecal contamination of things subsequently swallowed. Aerosol inaction of particles swallowed may also occur. It is not spread from breathing it in.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018
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Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
No: See link below for more info on how it spreads. http://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/about/transmission.html.
Answered on Apr 1, 2014

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