Gastroenteritis of norovirus cases are 7 times more than last year in Ishikawa
In Ishikawa prefecture, gastroenteritis caused by norovirus and rotavirus started to spread earlier than usual year and are 7 times more than the same term of last year.
According to the prefectural government, the number of patients who have gastroenteritis from norovirus is 534 at 29 medical institutions from 11/5 to 11/11/2012, which is about 7.1 times much as the same term of last year.
Usually it starts spreading from mid-November but this year it started to spread earlier than usual.
Dans la préfecture d’Ishikawa, les gastro-entérites provoquées par les norovirus et rotavirus ont commencé à se répandre plus tôt que d’habitude et sont 7 fois plus nombreux que l’an dernier à même époque.
Selon les autorités préfectorales, le nombre de patients atteints de gastroentérite à norovirus était de 534 dans 29 institutions médicales entre le 5 et le 11 novembre 2012, ce qui est environ 7,1 fois plus que l’an dernier à même époque.
Habituellement, elle commence à se répandre vers mi-novembre mais cette année elle a commencé plus tôt.
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