For a nation’s capital – Canberra, that’s in Australia – with all those public servants preaching handwashing and sanitation, they get a lot of gastro.
CT Health has warned of the potential danger of gastroenteritis after a North Canberra childcare centre has been hit with the virus.
It was the first outbreak of 2016 to involve ACT Health.
A Canberra woman was one of 150 people who fell ill on a musical cruise in October featuring Australian and international stars and Opera Australia performers.
Six months earlier, a Canberra nursing home was in lockdown after the diagnosis of gastroenteritis in a number of residents, leading to restricted access for family to visit residents.
Fifty-three students caught the virus after an ANU end of year celebration at Burgmann College in 2014.