Ward closed by sickness bug reopens

A Suffolk hospital hit by the winter diarrhoea and vomiting virus, norovirus, say they have reopened a ward closed to new admissions because of the bug.

James Mortlock

A Suffolk hospital hit by the winter diarrhoea and vomiting virus, norovirus, say they have reopened a ward closed to new admissions because of the bug.

Bosses at West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds, closed the unit's G4 ward on November 14 when eight patients were found to be suffering from the sickness. At its peak, a total of 11 patients were suffering from the bug but a spokesman said no other wards were affected.

G4 has now been deep cleaned, he added


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