Norovirus: One million now affected by winter vomiting bug – and cases are set to soar well into the New Year

One million now affected by winter vomiting bug – and cases are set to soar well into the New Year Number of norovirus cases up by 83 per cent on this time last yearToll is expected to rise, says the Health Protection AgencyThe number of cases has risen earlier than expected this year, following a trend seen across Europe | UPDATED: 10:26 GMT, 29 December 2012 The winter vomiting bug has claimed another 141,000 victims in the last week, pushing the annual total up to more than 1.1million.

Cases of winter vomiting bug up 42% in a week as more hospitals are forced to close their doors

Cases of winter vomiting bug up 42% in a week as more hospitals are forced to close their doors Cases of norovirus up 83% on this time last yearHospital outbreaks also doubled compared to last yearCold weather suggested as reason for worst start to the norovirus season on record Up to 880,000 people could have been affected | UPDATED: 15:02 GMT, 18 December 2012 Norovirus is continuing to wreak havoc across the country, with the number of people affected almost doubling in the space of a week.

Norovirus: Winter vomiting bus continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a five-year high

Winter vomiting bug continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a FIVE-YEAR high New figures show number of cases 72 per cent higher than last December Schools from Plymouth to Fife forced to close after soaring numbers of children fall victim to the highly contagious norovirusIn some schools, up to a quarter of pupils are off sick and parents banned from attending nativity plays Dozens of hospital wards also closed as bug spreads | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 12 December 2012 The winter vomiting bug is continuing to wreak havoc across the country, with new figures out today showing cases are a staggering 72 per cent higher than this time last year.

Cats that beg could be suffering from an obsession with food that has driven it to insanity

Cats that beg for food aren”t just hungry, they”ve got a psychological condition, say scientists. Feed me, please: A cat begging could be a sign of mental illness Does your cat meow for titbits from the table or rub against your legs as soon as you open the fridge It seems you may need to dish out some psychological treatment rather than a bowl of Whiskas.