Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common stomach bug in the UK. The virus is highly contagious.…
Having to deal with an outbreak can prove disastrous for a hospital. To avoid any unexpected incident or limit the impact of an outbreak, infection control measures must be implemented. Everyday patient segregation, bio-decontamination of facilities and hand hygiene good practices can help prevent a major outbreak. Preparedness protocols are also key to outbreak management.