winter vomiting disease

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winter vomiting disease (uncountable)

  1. The gastroenteritic illness caused by noroviruses.
    • 1981, Saul Krugman, Samuel L Katz, Infectious Diseases of Children
      In 1968 an outbreak of acute nonbacterial gastroenteritis (winter vomiting disease) occurred in elementary school students in Norwalk, Ohio.
    • 2001, James A Listorti, Fadi M Doumani, Environmental Health: Bridging the Gaps
      ...epidemic collapse, epidemic nausea and vomiting, winter vomiting disease, severe gastroenteritis in infants and children, and sporadic gastroenteritis.