Gastroenteritis (stomach flu)
Gastroenteritis, also referred as "stomach flu", is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestine, which causes diarrhea and vomiting.
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Do you have symptoms?
The decision aid is a practical tool for knowing when to seek medical advice when flu or stomach flu symptoms appear.
If possible, consider other options before going to the emergency room.
Situation in Emergency Rooms
If you have travelled to one of the countries listed below and then go to the emergency room with symptoms of fever or coughing, be sure to follow the indicated procedures upon arrival to prevent the spread of infections.
Countries | Bahrain • Bangladesh • Cambodia • China • Egypt • France • Greece • Hong Kong • India • Indiana (United States) • Indonesia • Iran • Iraq • Israel • Italy • Jordan • Korea • Kuwait • Laos • Lebanon • Libya • Malaysia • Nepal • Netherlands (Holland) • Oman • Palestinian Territories • Qatar • Saudi Arabia • Syria • Tunisia • United Arab Emirates • United Kingdom (UK) • Vietnam • Yemen