24-hour virus

24-hour virus

Vox populi A popular term for a a gastroenteric or flu-like illness, presumed by its victim to be viral in nature, which generally resolves in about a day
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I am glad Rodriguez is almost certain to be missing and hope Falcao is struck down by a 24-hour virus because that will give us more of a chance.
I am glad Rodriguez is almost certain to be missing and hope Falcao is struck down by a 24-hour virus, because that will give us more of a chance.
A YOUNG footballer died hours after being told by a doctor that he had a 24-hour virus.
The title comes from the observation that curtain kinds of epidemics, both medical and social, occur when a given set of conditions suddenly "tips" and the phenomenon at the center--whether it's a 24-hour virus, a newly published book, or a marketing campaign--suddenly takes hold among a geometrically increasing number of people.
"Everyone is praying that it's just a 24-hour virus and she will be fit and well for tonight.
We're just hoping it's just a 24-hour virus. "I will liaise with the medical team and we'll make the decision on Sunday.
"If there was a chance of him playing I'm sure he would have even at 60 or 70 per cent, but he was nowhere near that."e're just hoping it's just a 24-hour virus."I will liaise with the medical team and we'll make the decision on Sunday.