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-- contagious winner disease spreading around the world infecting people here at home.
It's known as Sydney 2012 -- nor virus spreading out of Australia in the Great Britain France Japan and the US as I mentioned it.
Causing terrible symptoms this is nasty folks doctor Marc -- member of the Fox's medical eighteen how are you -- professor of medicine and NYU's going to own medical center okay good -- is going to be 2012 good morning to you what is it -- it's so dangerous.
Well actually it started in Australia about six months ago -- winter -- -- it's cold winter vomiting virus and the problem with it is it gets you very dehydrated this year there's a new strain that -- -- in Sydney 2012.
It made it to England and Wales now it's being found all over Utah and it's spreading all over the country.
Now it's not people are worrying about the flu right now this isn't as severe in terms of getting -- hospitalized the risk of dying.
But I worried about this virus -- -- can get you very dehydrated you vomit diarrhea.
Nausea those -- the upper abdominal pain headache.
Low grade fever those of the predominant symptoms and you gotta watch out for this -- they can get up to you in a hurry when you suddenly lose a lot of poor -- -- highly contagious to the vomiting and nausea and stomach pain.
The body -- -- there -- vaccine there's no threat no they're already shot at a daycare than don't know vaccine but you made a great point here which is it kept it it is highly contagious it's more contagious than the fluids.
Another thing it has in common with the flu is it changes rapidly mutate so this year's strain.
Not the same as last year straight when you got a new strain.
You get twice as many cases so this is a very problematic thing it's going to spread all over the country don't want people out there to distinguish the symptoms if you're feeling the vomiting and nausea the diarrhea this isn't the -- this is that Norwalk virus it's it's -- Angel -- -- -- -- -- starts and you -- -- -- you know that it to have right now it's having huge outbreaks in -- nursing homes in new -- and churches in the Utah.
Bill my guess is that somebody flew over from England -- wells who you talk bringing it there you know plane flight spreads this incredibly rapidly.
If that is the case then.
Gotta wash your hands.
Well -- -- now that that's that's your defense number one is it not right -- or respiratory virus this when you get by touching services by touching each other by touching food.
Washing your hands using the -- sanitize users and being careful and staying away from people when you're actually -- with this this spreads like wildfire also keep the finger -- adding your eyes you see people doing that I mean that's there.
Quick way to inject this stuff in your body you don't want to thank you mark Mark Siegel -- -- -- -- thank you doctors are.
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