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Victorian gastro outbreak: how does it spread, and how can we stop it? A gastroenterologist explains | Sector – The Sector

On Monday, Victorian health authorities released figures showing they’d received 389 reports of “gastro” outbreaks so far in 2021.

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On Monday, Victorian health authorities released figures showing theyd received 389 reports of gastro outbreaks so far in 2021.
Victoria has had 389 gastro outbreaks in childcare settings this year – that’s 4 x higher than average. To stop the spread: wash hands well with soap & water, stay home if you have symptoms (children, parents, carers & staff) and remain at home for 48 hrs after symptoms stop. pic.twitter.com/iwQ1AhnLRT
— VicGovDH (@VicGovDH) April 19, 2021
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