Samples studied by the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) indicated a prevalence of almost 43% of positive results

The capital of Bahia, Salvador, observes an increase in the number of cases of norovirus

A species of resistant virus with a high infectious capacity, according to an analysis

By the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA).

The institution's virology laboratory identified that, between the end of April and the first week of May

Of the 35 samples collected, at least 15 tested positive, a prevalence of almost 43% .

NOROVIRUS SYMPTOMS

– Diarrhea; – vomiting; – High fever; – Body and stomach pains.

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST NOROVIRUS

-Avoid contact with people who are vomiting or have diarrhea; -Wash your hands frequently; -– Use bleach in the place affected by vomiting;

– Wear a mask when taking care of contaminated people; – Avoid having contact with the saliva of infected individuals.