Gastroenteritis is commonly caused by viral infections resulting in vomiting and diarrhoea. The viruses are easily spread from person to person. Thorough washing of hands with soap and running water are vital to prevent spread.

For further information please see fact sheet, or contact your local Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055.

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