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Norovirus (also referred to as Norwalk Virus) is a gastrointestinal illness that can be easily spread though in-person-contact. Most people infected with norovirus usually recover on their own after letting the illness take it course. However, norovirus can be particularly troublesome for elderly patients with weakened immune systems which put the person at risk for further complications.