Many of the vegetable-related illnesses come from norovirus, which is often spread by cooks and food handlers.
Furthermore, a person with norovirus has about 70 billion viral particles per gram of stool.
The painful stomach condition is often caused by the norovirus flu bug which is currently sweeping the realm.
More than 150 passengers on a California cruise ship came down with norovirus, continuing a trend that happens every year.
Older victims of norovirus infection – the Queen is 86 - are most often hospitalised to combat dehydration.
Older victims of norovirus infection—the Queen will turn 87 next month—are most often hospitalised to combat dehydration.