If being booked on a cruise ship has you worried about Noroviruses, taking along respiratory protection masks or a mobile air filtration device might be a good idea. That’s because new research out of Quebec suggests that Noroviruses can spread in the air. As reported by Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News, a team led by a researcher with the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute has concluded that Norovirus can be spread by air up to several meters around an infected individual. http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-woman-surgical-mask-close-up-shot-female-wearing-procedure-image55779892Noroviruses are responsible for more than 50 percent of global gastroenteritis cases, or about 19 to 21 million illnesses
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