Royal Berkshire Hospital Norovirus Outbreak


The Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading has imposed restrictions on visitors to stop the spread of the so called winter vomiting bug, norovirus.

Royal Berkshire HospitalCases of the virus this winter have exceeded 1.1 million across England and Wales, according to the Health Protection Agency.

A spokesperson for the Reading hospital said: “We have decided to introduce these restrictions to try as far as possible to prevent any further cases of the virus being brought into the hospital.

“We realise the restrictions will be inconvenient but hope that the public will realise the importance of taking every possible reasonable step to protect our patients.”

January 6, 2013 |

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