Wards open after vomiting bug outbreak

THE Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn has made significant progress in its battle against the highly infectious winter vomiting bug.After an outbreak of norovirus over the New Year period, the hospital has announced that visitors will be allowed back on its wards from tomorrow following the end of a serious outbreak that has caused problems since the second week of December.

THE Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn has made significant progress in its battle against the highly infectious winter vomiting bug.

After an outbreak of norovirus over the New Year period, the hospital announced that, from Saturday , visitors would be allowed back on its wards following the end of a serious outbreak that has caused problems since the second week of December.

The hospital is asking people not to visit if they have had symptoms of diarrhoea or sickness in the last three days. Visitors should also wash their hands with soap and water.