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Researchers use social media to raise awareness of norovirus season – Medical Xpress


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Researchers use social media to raise awareness of norovirus season
Medical Xpress
Researchers are using toys and social media to raise awareness of norovirus safety. Credit: Liz Bradshaw. October is often associated with Halloween candy and trick-or-treating, but it's also the start of the norovirus season – when public health

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 1:02 pm

Trial flu, Ebola drug shows promise against norovirus – Medical News Today


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Trial flu, Ebola drug shows promise against norovirus
Medical News Today
Norovirus, also known as "winter vomiting bug" or "stomach flu," is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the US, where every year it causes 19-21 million illnesses and contributes to 56-71,000 hospitalizations and 570-800 deaths. The virus
Scientists Take Step Towards Drug To Treat Norovirus Stomach BugRedOrbit
Favipiravir effective at reducing and eliminating norovirus in mice: Cambridge Outbreak News Today

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:17 am

Experimental Drug May Treat Norovirus – Laboratory Equipment


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Experimental Drug May Treat Norovirus
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3-D print of Norwalk virus, a type of norovirus. Image: NIAID An experimental drug currently being trialed for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers at the Univ
Cambridge scientists: Ebola drug could also fight norovirusCambridge News

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:12 pm

Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds – Reuters


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Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday. As with Ebola, the research is still
Japanese Ebola Vaccine: Fujifilm's Experimental Drug Avigan Can be Used to International Business Times UK

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:31 pm

Doctors give straight story on EV-68, Ebola, norovirus – KPHO Phoenix


Doctors give straight story on EV-68, Ebola, norovirus
KPHO Phoenix
Every day we're hearing more about Enterovirus-68 and Ebola, and now there's concerns about a possible norovirus outbreak in the Valley. It's often hard to know fact from fiction. Doctors at Pediatrics Associates set the record straight. Pediatrician

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:45 am

Norovirus outbreak in Kyrene school keeps 100+ at home – azcentral.com


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Norovirus outbreak in Kyrene school keeps 100+ at home
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More than 100 Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School students were out sick this week with norovirus, a highly contagious stomach ailment that caused school-district officials to notify county health officials, the district said. Nancy Dudenhoefer, a
Phoenix school dealing with suspected norovirus outbreakAZFamily
Norovirus hits several students at Colina ElementaryEast Valley Tribune
Norovirus outbreak suspected at Kyrene schoolFOX 10 News Phoenix
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Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:40 pm

Santa Fe student had norovirus, health officials say – FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV


Santa Fe student had norovirus, health officials say
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The Florida Department of Health says one of the students at a Lakeland school that closed last Friday tested positive for norovirus. The student attends Santa Fe Catholic High School, where classes and extracurricular activities were canceled last

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 8:18 pm

Norovirus on the Adventure of the Seas? – Cruise Law News


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Norovirus on the Adventure of the Seas?
Cruise Law News
we travelled with the Adventure of the Seas from Southhampton 28.Sept-12.Okt 2014 and there where 91 passengers (captain tells on interview) ill by Norovirus, two passengers must be evacuated by helicopter. The Trip before also had some passengers ill, …

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Posted on 13 October 2014 | 2:07 pm

Food Safety: Norovirus common, but easy to prevent – Baxter Bulletin


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Food Safety: Norovirus common, but easy to prevent
Baxter Bulletin
The norovirus is transmitted by fecally contaminated food or water, by person-to-person contact and via aerosolization (most often coughing or sneezing) of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach

Posted on 11 October 2014 | 4:42 pm

More Than 120 Elementary School Kids Sick From Suspected Norovirus – Huffington Post


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More Than 120 Elementary School Kids Sick From Suspected Norovirus
Huffington Post
When contacted by The Huffington Post Thursday morning, the Lake County Department of Public Health did not confirm that norovirus was the infection that swept through Peifer, but said students' symptoms were consistent with those of norovirus illness.
Indiana School Blames 120 Student Absences On Norovirus OutbreakCBS Local
Norovirus blamed for second day of Schererville school absencesPost-Tribune
Norovirus Infects More Than 120 At An Indiana Elementary SchoolThe Inquisitr
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 5:48 pm

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Scientists Take Step Towards Drug To Treat Norovirus Stomach Bug

Provided by the University of Cambridge An experimental drug currently being trialed for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus , often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has shown that the drug, favipiravir, is effective at reducing – and in some cases eliminating – norovirus infection in mice. Norovirus is the most …

Posted on 23 October 2014 | 5:31 pm

Norovirus stomach bug: Scientists take step towards drug to treat

An experimental drug currently being trialled for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers has shown that the drug, favipiravir, is effective at reducing — and in some cases eliminating — norovirus infection in mice.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:34 pm

Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) – An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday. As with Ebola, the research is still at an early stage but a study in mice found that Fujifilm's Avigan, or favipiravir, was effective at reducing — and in some cases eliminating …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:29 pm

Patients and visitors urged to help avoid norovirus outbreak at Musgrove Park Hospital

PATIENTS and visitors are being urged to help avoid an outbreak of a nasty winter bug at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:24 am

Phoenix-based school warns families of potential norovirus outbreak

An elevated number of absences at Phoenix's Kyrene De La Colina Elementary School may be the result of a norovirus outbreak.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 10:51 pm

Norovirus outbreak suspected at Kyrene school

Officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at a Tempe Elementary School.A number students became sick with the stomach virus and now Kyrene De La Colina Elementary is taking extra precautions to to make sure no more kids catch the bug.

Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:30 am

Norovirus hits several students at Colina Elementary

A large number of students from Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School were sent home Thursday after the school experienced several bouts of norovirus — a common stomach virus.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:21 pm

CHOP implements improvements after norovirus affects 19 staffers

Health Department report says the hospital failed to properly bleach the room of a patient with the bug.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:23 am

Norovirus Infects More Than 120 At An Indiana Elementary School

More than a quarter of the students at an Elementary School in Indiana have been absent from school since Tuesday owing to what many believe is a norovirus outbreak. My Fox Chicago reports that the number of students affected is 129 in a school made up of 400 students. The norovirus was suspected to have Norovirus Infects More Than 120 At An Indiana Elementary School is an article from: The …

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 8:52 pm

Advice as 'norovirus season' begins

Health experts issue advice on norovirus following an increase in the number of cases across Scotland.

Posted on 3 October 2014 | 1:06 pm