Norovirus has hit the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just days before the 2018 Games begin.


Norovirus has hit the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just days before the 2018 Games begin.

Meanwhile, North Korea is sending the influential sister of Kim Jong-un to the Olympic, according to local media.

Dozens of security guards have been infected, and hundreds more are being checked for signs of the contagious virus, Time reported.
Thirty-two security guards who are part of a private security group at the PyeongChang Olympics are infected with the norovirus as of Tuesday, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games.

Norovirus is extremely contagious and has been responsible for numerous outbreaks on cruise ships. The virus can spread from contaminated water or food or by touching contaminated surfaces. The virus causes inflammation in the stomach and digestive system, which leads to severe diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

The main treatment is to ensure infected people affected drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration from the vomiting and diarrhea.
This comes as VP Mike Pence says US will roll out toughest and most aggressive economic sanctions against North Korea.


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