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What is Norovirus That Has Been Spreading In Wayanad, Kerala?

Kerala has been alerted due to the 13 reported cases of Norovirus. The cases are recorded, two weeks ago, from a veterinary college in Pookode near Vythiri in Wayanad district. Amid the acute spread of disease, State Health Minister, Veena George, has asked people to maintain proper hygiene and be more vigilant. Kerala Health Minister issued guidelines for the prevention of Norovirus "Currently there is no cause for concern but everyone should be vigilant. Activities including super chlorination are underway. Drinking water sources need to be ensured to be hygienic," she had said. "With proper prevention and treatment, the disease can be cured quickly. Therefore, everyone should be aware of the disease and its means of prevention," she added. 13 cases of Norovirus have been confi...

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