Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) says over 100 people reported sick in Richmond to feel this past weekend, as a result of an apparent norovirus outbreak.
The outbreak even sought to two two hotels in a city. In a statement to Daily Hive, VCH said her Economic Care teams "work with the Hilton and Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond to contain what appears to be a norovirus outbreak."
It considered that the cause of the outbreak was not yet confirmed, but the symptoms are consistent with the norovirus.
VCH said the hotel had voluntarily abolished for food services and the disinfection was at a height, as a result.
While VCH said it was not yet confirmed the exact number of eligible guests, the health secretary said it was informed by hotel management that 100 guests and staff had been notified, although most were repeated.
VCH told Norovirus a group of viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis, an infection of & # 39; e digestive tract (stomach and intestine).
The virus can also be spread over surfaces such as countertops or zinc weapons and can survive for longer over these survivors if they are not applied properly. You can get sick if you reach these areas and place your hands or fingers in your mouth. The virus can also be spread if an infectious person is not their hands or if someone with this disease is acting on water, or ice.
There is no norovirus medication, although "people with" influence are better in a few days ". In severe cases, people can be treated for dehydration.
The disease usually starts and lasts for one of three days. Complications can occur if you leave too much fluid due to lack and diarrhea, and do not drink enough fluids.
More information about the outbreak of Richmond is expected to be requested at home.