UK Woman Sickened by Norovirus From Oysters Despite Not Eating Them

September 30, 2015

A British woman was recently sickened with norovirus from oysters, although she hadn’t eaten any. It turns out that she got the infection from a friend who got it from eating the oysters.

Natalie Dye, 49, of Esher, Surrey, reportedly dined at a restaurant with friends after a seaside holiday and consciously avoided eating any oysters, the specialty of the house.

“I am careful with anything raw or undercooked because I hate being ill, so I didn’t have one,” she said.

When her friend who had eaten the oysters became ill within 24 hours with vomiting and diarrhea, Dye felt sorry for…