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Officials: Norovirus sickened 170 at NC elementary school – Greensboro News & Record


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Officials: Norovirus sickened 170 at NC elementary school
Greensboro News & Record
MONROE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in Union County believe 170 people who were sickened after eating at a Monroe elementary school last week contracted the fast-spreading Norovirus. The Charlotte Observer reports the county began investigating last …
170 sickened by suspected norovirus at NC schoolWXII The Triad

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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 1:39 pm

Shiloh Elementary samples test positive for norovirus – WBTV


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Shiloh Elementary samples test positive for norovirus
WBTV
After over 150 students and staff members were absent from school last week, officials say tests showed some had norovirus. The Union County Department of Human Services Division of Public Health says four samples sent to a state laboratory tested …
Officials identify virus at Union Co. schoolWCNC
Officials Identity Virus At Union Co. SchoolWFMY News 2

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Posted on 28 May 2015 | 7:08 pm

Norovirus was cause of 174 sickened at Union Co. school – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte

Norovirus was cause of 174 sickened at Union Co. school
WSOC Charlotte
Health officials said the Norovirus caused nearly 200 students and staff to become sick at a Union County elementary school. "I was scared because I thought I had a virus or something," said third-grader Matthew Parola. He's one of about 170 students

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Posted on 26 May 2015 | 8:00 pm

Nearly 200 People Sue UK Restaurant After Norovirus Outbreak – Food Safety News


Food Safety News

Nearly 200 People Sue UK Restaurant After Norovirus Outbreak
Food Safety News
beer-at-pub-406 A restaurant in Exeter in the United Kingdom is facing a lawsuit from 193 diners who say they were sickened with norovirus after eating there just before Easter of this year. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit say that a franchise location of
Toby Carvery sickness horror: How to avoid vomiting bug norovirusExpress.co.uk
Almost 200 diners are suing Toby Carvery after being hit by norovirus vomiting Daily Mail
193 take part in mass lawsuit over UK Toby Carvery Norovirus outbreakBarfblog (blog)
Mirror.co.uk -Exeter Express and Echo -North Devon Journal
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Posted on 26 May 2015 | 5:12 am

Don’t swallow lake water, feds say, citing last summer’s norovirus case – Washington Times


Washington Times

Don't swallow lake water, feds say, citing last summer's norovirus case
Washington Times
A precise explanation for how the lake got contaminated with norovirus was not determined, but “a swimmer's vomit or fecal incident in the lake over the weekend, probably on Saturday July 12, could explain the point source outbreak pattern,” the CDC

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Posted on 25 May 2015 | 1:51 am

Airborne Norovirus – What Now Cruise Lines? – Cruise Law News


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Airborne Norovirus – What Now Cruise Lines?
Cruise Law News
Cruise Ship Norovirus Earlier this month, we reported that researchers in Canada concluded that norovirus can spread by air, according to a publication in the highly respected Clinical Infectious Diseases. Eight doctors participated in a study of
Did the Norovirus go airborne?wwlp.com
New study reveals highly contagious stomach virus may spread through airkfor.com

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Posted on 22 May 2015 | 6:59 pm

Norovirus confirmed as illness that sickened Nampa students – KTVB


KTVB

Norovirus confirmed as illness that sickened Nampa students
KTVB
NAMPA — Norovirus has been confirmed as the illness that kept hundreds of students out of class at Lone Star Middle School earlier this month. Southwest District Health confirmed Wednesday that two stool samples sent to the lab had tested positive for …
Outbreak at Nampa middle school confirmed to be caused by norovirusThe Idaho Statesman
Norovirus Confirmed In Southwest Idaho School OutbreakBoise State Public Radio
Norovirus responsible for outbreak at Lone Star Middle School in NampaIdaho Press-Tribune

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Posted on 20 May 2015 | 4:54 pm

Noroviruses may spread through the air – KARE


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Noroviruses may spread through the air
KARE
There's a new perspective on an illness that affects a whole lot of people, the nasty norovirus. New evidence suggests that it can spread through the air. Every year, highly contagious noroviruses, which cause severe gastrointestinal distress, sicken

Posted on 19 May 2015 | 9:38 pm

Norovirus Outbreak Connected to Swimming Lake in Portland, Oregon – Newsweek


Newsweek

Norovirus Outbreak Connected to Swimming Lake in Portland, Oregon
Newsweek
The norovirus makes appearances on cruise ships as frequently as ice swan sculptures and bad cabaret theater. But it turns out hopping aboard the Star Princess isn't the only way to acquire this wretched gastrointestinal illness. The norovirus is the
Outbreak of Norovirus Linked to a Popular Oregon LakeTIME
A hidden summer hazard: Norovirus threatens swimmersFox News
135 Passengers Contracted Norovirus on San Francisco Cruise ShipNBC Bay Area
International Business Times
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Posted on 16 May 2015 | 3:11 pm

Norovirus outbreak reported at Lane County senior living facilities – The Register-Guard


Norovirus outbreak reported at Lane County senior living facilities
The Register-Guard
Five senior living facilities in Lane County have reported outbreaks of a common stomach virus in recent weeks. The facilities — including Lone Oak Assisted Living and Cascade Manor in Eugene — have reported outbreaks of norovirus, a food and …

Posted on 16 May 2015 | 6:36 am

Norovirus – Yahoo News Search Results

More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships stricken with possible norovirus

More than 200 passengers and crew aboard two cruise ships that departed Port Everglades were stricken with norovirus-like symptoms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:54 pm

Norovirus Outbreak Strikes 2 Royal Caribbean Ships

(CBS NEWS) More than 200 people are sick with the norovirus after outbreaks on two different Royal Caribbean-owned cruise ships, reports CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers. Both ships left Fort Lauderdale at the end of March for 15-night cruises. The 965-foot long Celebrity Infinity was docked at the Port of San Diego Monday as workers on deck scrubbed it clean. The Legend of the Seas is …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:30 pm

Royal Caribbean Sees Two Cruise Ships Infected Norovirus

More than 200 people have fallen sick on two Royal Caribbean cruise ships with the Norovirus.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:30 pm

Norovirus outbreak strikes Royal Caribbean ships

CDC trying to determine what made so many people sick

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 11:20 am

Norovirus outbreak ‘likely over’

Last week’s norovirus outbreak is likely over, MIT Associate Medical Director Howard M. Heller wrote in an email to The Tech.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 7:08 am

More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal health officials say 106 passengers and six crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:41 pm

Norovirus outbreak afflicts 100 on cruise ship

The CDC also noted the highly contagious virus can be acquired from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 6:03 pm

Can Humans Get Norovirus From Their Pets? New Study Suggests Dogs Can Get The Stomach Bug

If your dog has been suffering from sickness or diarrhoea, it could have the norovirus . That's according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology that suggests our canine companions can also be infected by the illness. Study author Dr Sarah Caddy, a veterinarian and PhD student at the University of Cambridge, said the research raises the possibility of dog-to-human …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:47 am

Canine Stomach Flu? The Contagious Norovirus Could Be Spread From Dog To Owner

With the concern about the current canine flu hitting epidemic levels, owners may have found some comfort in the news that this particular strain of flu is unable to affect humans. Although veterinarians still advise on keeping a clean environment for pets, what about the potential for other viral candidates to make the jump from pet to owner and vice versa?

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:14 am

Can humans get norovirus from their dogs?

Human norovirus may infect our canine companions, according to research. That raises the possibility of dog-to-human transmission, says a veterinarian and first author of a new report.

Posted on 11 April 2015 | 8:50 pm