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Stomach Viruses Have Secret Strategy To Hit Us Hard — And Spread Fast : Goats and Soda : NPR

Stomach Viruses Have Secret Strategy To Hit Us Hard — And Spread Fast : Goats and Soda : NPR

Researchers have discovered why some stomach bugs hit us so hard — and spread so fast.

New research published Wednesday in Cell Host & Microbe found that stomach infections, like norovirus and rotavirus, are more contagious and more potent when the virus particles cluster together.