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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Norovirus

This year
Public urged to be aware of winter vomiting bug symptoms as cases rise
In the first 10 weeks of 2023, there have been 394 cases of norovirus recorded.
All time
Outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea among security staff at the Winter Olympics
The military has stepped in as 41 hospitalised with norovirus.
Flu, respiratory illness, and the winter vomiting bug: Ireland is under the weather at the moment
How are you doing? Have you succumbed?
There are currently 612 people waiting for beds in Irish hospitals
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) says it sets a new record.
First E. coli and now norovirus, Chipotle is facing a major food safety probe
The US chain selling Mexican-style food is losing customers fast.
Public told to avoid Tallaght Hospital unless absolutely necessary
Emergency services continue to operate as normal as the hospital deals with a norovirus outbreak.
Scientists built a vomit machine to study how a nasty stomach bug makes people sick
It’s science yo…
Visitors warned of 'highly contagious' bug at Dublin hospital
The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.
Stay away: Winter vomiting bug outbreak at Kerry General
It’s that time of year again…
Holiday from hell as 600 aboard Caribbean cruise ship contract norovirus
Hundreds of passengers and crew members fell ill with vomiting and diarrhea according to the the US Centers for Disease Control.
Letterkenny Hospital psychiatry ward closed to visitors and admissions after vomiting bug outbreak
The hospital has advised people looking to access mental health services to contact their GP.
Beaumont Hospital extends visiting ban over weekend
The hospital has asked all visitors to stay away as incidences of the winter vomiting bug increase in the community.
Beaumont Hospital asks all visitors to 'stay away'
Last Friday the hospital introduced visiting restrictions but has now stepped this up.
Visitors warned to stay away from Mayo General Hospital
There has been a rise in the number of people with the virus in the community over the past number of weeks.
Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.
Restrictions at Beaumont after new outbreak of winter vomiting bug
Children will not be permitted as visitors, while only one essential visitor will be allowed in for two hours each evening.
'World's best restaurant' vows to reimburse 63 poisoned diners
The restaurant in Denmark said the poisoning was caused by the highly contagious stomach bug that was brought in by a staff member.
HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding
The combination of holiday ailments and the winter vomiting bug mean hospitals are busier than they might usually be.
Visitor restrictions remain in hospitals due to vomiting bug
Restrictions are still place in Limerick and Cavan though the number of reported cases have significantly declined.
Visitor restrictions at St Finbarr's Hospital in Cork due to vomiting bug
Relatives of very ill patients are asked to contact the hospital in advance of visits and no children are allowed to visit until further notice.
Beaumont restricts visits after outbreak of winter vomiting bug
An outbreak of the winter vomiting bug means the hospital has introduced visiting restrictions, including to emergency wards.
Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital
The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.
Visiting restrictions lifted at Sligo Hospital
Restrictions had been in place over the Bank Holiday weekend following an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.
Beaumont Hospital asks public to stay away amid latest virus outbreak
The number of people at the hospital affected by the winter vomiting bug has now reached 300.
New outbreak of winter vomiting bug at Dublin hospital
Visitors have been urged to stay away from Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, where a number of wards are affected.
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HSE issues virus guidelines as vomiting bug outbreak continues
There have been 11 new cases of the bug at two Dublin hospitals in the last 24 hours.
St Vincent's joins Beaumont in urging against visits due to vomiting bug
The two Dublin hospitals are advising against all non-essential visits after an outbreak of a winter vomiting bug.
Visitors warned to stay away as vomiting bug hits Beaumont Hospital
Forty-two patients and some staff have already been hit by the winter vomiting bug – so only essential visits are allowed to the Dublin hospital.
Winter vomiting bug outbreaks in two hospitals
Visiting restrictions have been put in place at both Mayo General Hospital and Limerick’s Mid-Western Regional Hospital.
Nenagh hospital introduces complete visitor ban over virus fears
The Tipperary hospital introduces a temporary visitors ban after three cases of C-Difficile, and one of Norovirus, are found.