One in five Scots may have caught norovirus

Published: 05/01/2013

As many as one in five people may have had the winter vomiting bug last year, new figures suggest.

In the first 51 weeks of 2012, 2,824 cases of norovirus were confirmed, according to Health Protection Scotland (HPS).

But experts believe that for every confirmed case, there could be between 239 and 346 unrecorded cases.

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