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Royal Victoria Hospital alert over vomiting sickness

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 7th Apr 2012 11:36:26

A small number of patients and staff at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital are suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea.

No wards have been closed at the RVH but visitors are being restricted to two people per bed. The Belfast Trust said that children should not visit at this time.

The trust said that vigorous infection control measures had been put in place.

They appealed to people to wash hands before and after visiting wards and to stay away if unwell.

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