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Did Pesticides Cause Your Food Poisoning? – Care2.com


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Did Pesticides Cause Your Food Poisoning?
Care2.com
Noroviruses can spread person-to-person via the fecal-oral route or by the ingestion of aerosolized vomit, which together may explain most norovirus food outbreaks. But a substantial proportion remained unexplained. How else can fecal viruses get on

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 5:39 pm

Horseshoe Lake norovirus concern concludes – Keypennews


Horseshoe Lake norovirus concern concludes
Keypennews
Samples sent to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta also showed negative for bacteria and norovirus. “Swimmers and others with contact with the lake water reported stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting, typical flu-like symptoms, except

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 5:47 am

Nursing home visits set to resume after norovirus outbreak – ABC Online


Nursing home visits set to resume after norovirus outbreak
ABC Online
Visitors should be allowed to return today to a Bundaberg aged care facility managing an outbreak of norovirus. Over the past two weeks, a number of patients and at least three staff at the Gracehaven facility have been struck down with the stomach bug.

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 2:26 am

Genogroup IV and VI Canine Noroviruses Interact with Histo-Blood Group Antigens – Journal of Virology


Genogroup IV and VI Canine Noroviruses Interact with Histo-Blood Group Antigens
Journal of Virology
Human noroviruses (HuNV) are a significant cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans worldwide. HuNV attaches to cell surface carbohydrate structures known as histo-blood group antigens (HBGAs) prior to internalization, and HBGA polymorphism among …

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 7:36 pm

River Dart Country Park reopens after norovirus outbreak – BBC News


BBC News

River Dart Country Park reopens after norovirus outbreak
BBC News
A country park that was temporarily closed after dozens of people fell ill with suspected norovirus has reopened. Staff have been working since last Wednesday on a deep clean at The River Dart Country Park near Ashburton. Managers at the country park …
91 now sick from Norovirus suspected at UK pirate ship lakeBarfblog (blog)
Holiday park reopens after five-day norovirus shut downPlymouth Herald
Blake Morgan | Norovirus: what are the options for hospitality premises?Linex Legal (press release) (registration)

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Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:04 am

Cruise Industry Fabricates and Distorts Norovirus Information – Cruise Law News


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Cruise Industry Fabricates and Distorts Norovirus Information
Cruise Law News
Christine Duffy, the CEO of the cruise industry trade group Cruise Line International Association (CLIA), has authored an article entitled "CDC report debunks norovirus cruise myth." The article was first issued as a press release and later picked up
CDC report debunks norovirus cruise mythTravel Weekly
6 Scary Waterborne Illnesses to Watch ForThe Weather Channel

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Posted on 14 August 2014 | 11:57 am

Over 1000 sick from Norovirus at four Finland beaches – Barfblog (blog)


Over 1000 sick from Norovirus at four Finland beaches
Barfblog (blog)
The City of Tampere has announced on its web-page that its officials have removed the signs advising people against swimming in the four lakes linked to a recent outbreak of a stomach virus – Tohloppijärvi, Tesomajärvi, Suolijärvi and Kaukajärvi

Posted on 13 August 2014 | 12:39 am

Royal Caribbean invests $2 million to prevent Norovirus outbreaks – Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)


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Royal Caribbean invests $2 million to prevent Norovirus outbreaks
Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)
Royal Caribbean is investing $2 million to help prevent Norovirus gastronomic illness from infecting their cruise ships. Royal Caribbean has extended its contract with ByoPlanet International and added $2 million to fund the company's disinfectant
Royal Caribbean's battle with norovirus: Extends contract with ByoPlanet Outbreak News Today
Royal Caribbean invests $2 million in cleaning technologySouth Florida Business Journal

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Posted on 12 August 2014 | 4:57 pm

Norovirus vaccines: an interview with Dr Benjamin Lopman, Centers for Disease … – News-Medical.net


Norovirus vaccines: an interview with Dr Benjamin Lopman, Centers for Disease
News-Medical.net
Noroviruses are a group of viruses. They're the leading cause of gastroenteritis, which causes diarrhea and vomiting. They affect the whole age range from young children to the elderly, and, in the US, they cause about 20 million cases annually.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:05 am

Norovirus Named in Washington Lake Outbreak – KMBZ


Norovirus Named in Washington Lake Outbreak
KMBZ
iStock/Thinkstock(KITSAP COUNTY, Wash.) — The stomach bug that sickened more than 260 swimmers at a Washington state lake was in fact norovirus, health officials have confirmed. The contagious virus swept through Horseshoe Lake Park in Kitsap …

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Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:53 pm

Norovirus – Yahoo News Search Results

Kerry hospital hit by winter vomiting bug

Visiting restricted in most wards due to virus

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 8:12 am

Norovirus: Possible outbreak closes Devon campsite

A NOROVIRUS outbreak has seen a Devon holiday park temporarily close. Several holidaymakers fell ill with suspected norovirus during the last few days.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 11:59 am

Norovirus outbreak park reopens

A country park that was temporarily closed after dozens of people fell ill with suspected norovirus reopens.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:27 am

Norovirus outbreak controlled at New Cross

Another two wards, dementia and trauma and orthopaedics, remain affected by the virus, with restrictions in place. A closed bay on the dementia ward was due to reopen today, while the trauma and orthopaedic ward should fully reopen at the weekend.

Posted on 15 August 2014 | 7:25 am

Norovirus outbreak closes Devon park

A country park in Devon is temporarily closed after dozens of people fall ill with suspected norovirus.

Posted on 13 August 2014 | 6:25 am

CDC Report Debunks Norovirus Cruise Myth

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The recent release of a report on norovirus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time:  The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land. According to …

Posted on 12 August 2014 | 6:33 pm

Hospital ward closed after Norovirus outbreak affects staff and patients

A HOSPITAL ward is closed to visitors after an outbreak of the highly-contagious vomiting and diarrhoea bug Norovirus.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:41 pm

Norovirus confirmed in Bathurst's Chaleur Regional Hospital

The Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst has confirmed three cases of norovirus within the last two weeks. Luc Foulem, a spokesperson for the Vitalité Health network, said all three patients came to the facility with symptoms.  The symptoms for the norovirus are typical of stomach flu, although more aggressive.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:18 am

Norovirus vaccines: an interview with Dr Benjamin Lopman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Noroviruses are a group of viruses. They're the leading cause of gastroenteritis, which causes diarrhea and vomiting. They affect the whole age range from young children to the elderly, and, in the US, they cause about 20 million cases annually.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:06 am

More staff sick at Games Village

Five more workers have been affected by a suspected norovirus outbreak at the Commonwealth Games village.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 2:46 am