How long is the rotavirus contagious?

Answer Rotavirus can live on hands for four hours, surfaces for up to 10 days, and on wet areas it can keep multiplying. You can get the rotavirus from someone else for up to a week. Washing hand with an... Read More »

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Is rotavirus contagious?

Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus that causes diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. While adults can also get rotavirus, the virus mainly affects infants and children. According to the CDC, 55,000 ch... Read More »

How long is chicken pox contagious?

Chickenpox is highly contagious for those who are not immune or have not been vaccinated. Someone can pass along the chicken pox virus up to 48 hours before the characteristic rash appears. You are... Read More »

How long are you contagious with the flu or cold?

The Center for Disease Control says that most healthy adults may be able to spread a cold or flu virus from one day before becoming sick and for five to seven days after they first develop symptoms... Read More »

How long is one contagious after getting the stomach flu?

According to the Mayo Clinic, the norovirus is the most common cause of stomach flu in adults. People are contagious from the moment they become ill until three days after symptoms disappear. Rotov... Read More »