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Greater Manchester hospitals braced for season of chaos as vomiting bug returns This flu was designed by the Devil! Imagine all the symptoms of flu - not the bad cold people claim to be flu, but the real deal where every joint aches, and is stiff.

You're running a raging temperature and shivering, or sweating profusely.

In the middle of all that the projectile vomiting arrives, and explosive diarrhoea, often at the same time. David Wilton Here we go again.

That time of year when the media insists on whipping up a Norovirus frenzy.

The name 'winter vomiting' is inaccurate.

The bug is out there for 12 months of the year and hospital wards are closed throughout.

It peaks in the winter, which last year coincided with mass media hysteria - coincidence? Good hygiene is key.

It is not technically airborne so transmitted through the oral fecal route.

If everybody washed their hands thoroughly throughout the day, it would not infect so many. elfiecb Architect's plans for Manchester United's Old Trafford ground aimed at boosting 'atmosphere' Sell tickets to United FANS not tourists only there to see one player. …

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