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A 27-year-old female asked:

My husband threw up 4x @ work yesterday. afraid my 6 mo old & i are going to get it. he hasnt gotten sick @ home tho. im norophobic. help please!

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Hygiene: Since it takes norovirus a couple of days to induce symptoms, both you and your child might already have been exposed. In the meanwhile, wash hands and contaminated surfaces often with soap and water (hand sanitizer does not kill norovirus) especially before eating and hope for the best.

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