Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that can cause gastroenteritis, which is inflammation of the stomach and intestines. The symptoms of norovirus infection typically include:

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Feeling queasy or the urge to vomit is a common symptom.

Nausea

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Norovirus infection often leads to episodes of vomiting.

Vomiting

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Watery diarrhea is a hallmark symptom of norovirus.

Diarrhea

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Abdominal discomfort or cramping may occur.

Stomach Cramps

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Some people may experience a mild fever.

Low-grade Fever

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Generalized body aches and pains may be present.

Muscle Aches

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A headache can be a symptom of norovirus infection.

Headache

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Feeling tired or lethargic is common during the illness.

Fatigue

Symptoms usually appear 12 to 48 hours after exposure to the virus and can last for 1 to 3 days. Norovirus is highly contagious, and it spreads through contaminated food, water, surfaces, and person-to-person contact. Good hygiene practices, such as frequent handwashing, are crucial in preventing the spread of norovirus.