The norovirus (stomach flu) can really put a damper on Thanksgiving, Christmas and the holiday season, so the best way to avoid it is through prevention methods. The norovirus can occur at any time of the year, but the most outbreaks tend to occur in the winter months – especially around Thanksgiving and Christmas.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that due to the norovirus 19 to 21 million Americans will experience stomach and/or intestinal inflammation, 1.7 to 1.9 million will be outpatients from hospitals and 56,000 to 71,000 hospitalizations occur predominately in children and seniors.

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