UK – Emergency closure at South Shore Academy after ‘highly infectious’ norovirus outbreak

Blackpool Gazette

A South Shore secondary school was ordered to close by Blackpool Council after a ‘highly infectious’ norovirus outbreak there.

A letter from head teacher Rebecca Warhurst read: “Due to a highly infectious sickness and diarrhoea outbreak, which is likely to be norovirus, Public Health have advised to close the school with immediate effect in order to break the infection cycle.

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