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A new strain of gastro could spark a worldwide epidemic

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A new strain of gastro could spark a worldwide epidemic.

The news has childcare centres and aged car homes on high alert.

Researchers at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory have told the Herald Sun the new virus variant may have undergone enough mutation to evade the population’s immune response.

If this prediction is accurate, a worldwide outbreak is expected to hit some time over the next three months.

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