How Long Does It Take to Catch a Stomach Virus?


Many stomach viruses, like the norovirus, are very contagious and can be spread very quickly. A person can catch a stomach virus as soon as he or she is exposed to the germs that cause the virus. Certain factors may increase the risk of catching a stomach virus. This includes being in direct contact with an affected person, sharing dishes with a person with a stomach bug, or not washing hands properly. Many will find that they feel the effects of a stomach virus within hours or days of being exposed.
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