Winter vomiting bug: 40 hospital trusts and 800 patients fall victim in just 1 week

Forty hospital trusts and 800 patients fall victim to winter vomiting bug in just one weekTotal norovirus cases up a fifth on last yearWards closed to visitors in bid to halt spread Almost 800 patients have been struck down by the winter vomiting bug in hospitals in the last week. More than 40 trusts are known to be affected by outbreaks of norovirus and most have closed wards to visitors in an attempt to halt the spread