UK – 40 Confirmed Cases Norovirus – World Athletics – London

Norovirus update: 40 confirmed and suspected cases at World Athletics Championships

Outbreak News Today

In a follow-up to the norovirus outbreak at the World Athletics Championships in London, Public Health England (PHE) London deputy director for health protection, Dr Deborah Turbitt gave the following update today:

PHE has been notified of a confirmed outbreak of norovirus among people associated with the World Athletics Championships.

We have so far been made aware of approximately 40 people reporting illness and 3 of these cases have been confirmed as norovirus by laboratory testing.

PHE has been working closely with the London 2017 organisers and venues to provide infection control advice to limit the spread of illness.

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