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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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.
Bryant fought off a 24-hour virus to score 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, and Devean George added 13 points.
Everyone is praying that it's just a 24-hour virus and she will be fit and well for tonight.
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