Can you catch the norovirus before the infected person becomes sick?

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I had a guy in my house installing flooring the past two days. Today he cancelled on me saying he has the stomach virus. I have bad health anxiety and scared I will become sick. He was not sick while at my house. He felt pretty healthy during the job. I have cleaned everything just in case. Obviously we didn’t share anything. A family member seems to think I will be okay because at the time he was not physically sick to spread the virus. Is it possible to get sick from someone before they become sick?

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  • Posted

    I'm sure you will be just fine. 

    • Posted

      Thanks. Some people are saying yes but not sure how I could because they are not actually sick for me to become into contact
  • Posted

    Yes it is wen a bacteria airborn u both can react differently
    • Posted

      I’ve also heard the norovirus is not airborn but because he was not physically sick while in my house I hope I don’t catch it or anyone in my house. 
    • Posted

      Try not to worry as that will make you sick.

      Look after yourself with healthy diet etc.

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