Norovirus is no joke, it is a highly contagious virus that triggers stomach cramps, vomiting, and diarrhoea. The way it is spread is through small droplets that travel through the air before settling on surfaces like like handles, tables and even clothing. This highly contagious virus is very easy to get unknowingly as it can survive for a while.
The good news is that norovirus can't survive as long on porous items such as tissues and fabrics but can survive on hard surfaces for days or 2 weeks depending on the conditions and environments. The horrible symptoms take a day or two to appear and will last for about two to three days. The worst thing about norovirus is that some people who catch the virus can remain contagious for days or even weeks afterwards, making it very hard to control. Killing bacteria and germs on all things in contact with the virus is the best way to stay clear of it and controlling who it get's passed onto.