Common viruses that affect people all day, all around the world are: Rotavirus, Hepatitis and Adenovirus.

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoeal disease among infants and young children.

Hepatitis affects people in various ways and different varieties are known by multiple “names” such as Hepatitis A, B and C.

Some people infected with hepatitis have no symptoms, others can see symptoms including fever, nausea, abdominal discomfort, dark urine, lethargy (tiredness), painful joints, oedema (swelling), easy bruising, jaundice (yellow skin and eyes).

Adenovirus symptoms include Cold, Pharyngitis (Sore Throat), Bronchitis, Diarrhea, Pneumonia, Conjunctivitis (Eye infection), Fever, Cystitis (bladder inflammation or infection) and Rash.

Viruses can’t be treated with normal antibiotics as they behave completely differently to bacteria.