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Tips to fight the stomach flu

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Some people who get sick during the winter think they have the flu, but might actually have a different illness.

Many get the contagious "Norovirus," and getting a flu shot can't protect you from it.

Doctors offer a few suggestions to fight this type of stomach flu:

  • Don't drink Gatorade - it has too much salt and sugar.
  • Keep household surfaces clean. Use bleach-based products
  • Wash your hands with soap and water
  • The germs are tough, and hand sanitizers won't work.

Click here for more tips.

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