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Norovirus scare of 2013 has Tough Mudder officials reminding participants to … – The Ann Arbor News


Norovirus scare of 2013 has Tough Mudder officials reminding participants to
The Ann Arbor News
The Michigan Department of Community Health later determined the norovirus spread from a sick person taking part in the event. About 22,000 people attended or participated in last year's Tough Mudder at MIS. Tough Mudder officials want to remind anyone …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:41 pm

Australian cruise ship dubbed ‘Pandemic Princess’ as 100 get norovirus, second … – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Australian cruise ship dubbed 'Pandemic Princess' as 100 get norovirus, second
New York Daily News
The “Pandemic Princess” is making life hell for Australian vacationers. A day after some 200 passengers aboard the Sea Princess were sidelined by vomiting and diarrhea caused by norovirus, another 2,000 others were stranded ashore in Western Australia …
Cruise Ship Earns Nickname “Pandemic Princess,” Cancels Next Trip For The Consumerist
Technical Issues Dock 'Pandemic Princess'The Maritime Executive
Cruise cancelled on 'Pandemic Princess'Perth Now

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 6:49 pm

Derby school hit by suspected norovirus has re-opened today – Derby Telegraph


Derby Telegraph

Derby school hit by suspected norovirus has re-opened today
Derby Telegraph
A CITY school hit by a wave of illness, thought to be norovirus, has re-opened today. Almost a third of staff at St Clare's School in Mickleover have been struck down with sickness and diarrhoea and could not go to work. The school decided to close

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 9:50 am

Norovirus visitor ban lifted at Worcestershire hospital – BBC News


BBC News

Norovirus visitor ban lifted at Worcestershire hospital
BBC News
Four wards were closed to visitors from Wednesday until Friday midday following episodes of the infectious winter vomiting bug. Restrictions were in place for the Acute Medical Unit, emergency admissions, and the Severn vascular high dependency unit.
Four QMC wards closed to new admissions after outbreak of norovirusNottingham Post
Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital closed due to norovirusCotswold Journal
Visiting restrictions lifted at Worcestershire Royal HospitalWorcester News

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Posted on 12 September 2014 | 1:44 pm

Gastro outbreak hits Princess Cruises’ ‘Sea Princess’, possible norovirus? – Outbreak News Today


Outbreak News Today

Gastro outbreak hits Princess Cruises' 'Sea Princess', possible norovirus?
Outbreak News Today
Norovirus is a highly contagious viral illness that often goes by other names, such as viral gastroenteritis, stomach flu, and food poisoning. The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and some stomach cramping. Sometimes people additionally
'Cruise from hell' Noro hits Australian cruise ship passengersBarfblog (blog)

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Posted on 11 September 2014 | 2:16 pm

Don’t touch that knob: Norovirus can spread around an entire building within … – Barfblog (blog)


Barfblog (blog)

Don't touch that knob: Norovirus can spread around an entire building within
Barfblog (blog)
A team at the University of Arizona, Tucson found that when a virus, for example the Norovirus, contaminates a single doorknob or elevator button it spreads rapidly through entire office buildings, hotels or hospitals. The team, led by microbiologist
One germy doorknob can infect half your office within hoursCBS News
Viruses can conquer an office in hours: How can you stay safe?Tech Times
Office Germs: Viruses Spread Everywhere in Just Hours, Study ShowsYahoo News UK

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Posted on 11 September 2014 | 12:50 am

Reverse genetics system could ease norovirus research – Baylor College of Medicine News


Reverse genetics system could ease norovirus research
Baylor College of Medicine News
Experts seeking ways to prevent and treat infections with the human norovirus – the leading cause of gastrointestinal illness in the world – have faced a major hurdle because they cannot grow the virus in the laboratory. In a report that appears in the …

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Posted on 8 September 2014 | 7:38 pm

New Ligand For Human Norovirus Could Inspire Treatments For Stomach Flu – The Biological SCENE


The Biological SCENE

New Ligand For Human Norovirus Could Inspire Treatments For Stomach Flu
The Biological SCENE
Until now, virology experts believed that human noroviruses, a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis, infect human cells by interacting with antigenic sugars that define human blood types. A research team now reports that they also bind to a different

Posted on 5 September 2014 | 1:59 pm

APS sends students home with Norovirus warning – KRQE News 13


APS sends students home with Norovirus warning
KRQE News 13
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Something is making dozens of kids and teachers sick and APS thinks it might be Norovirus. APS sent a letter to parents of students at Susie Rayos Marmon Elementary school in northwest Albuquerque warning an illness is …
Albuquerque elementary school dealing with possible NorovirusKOB.com
Sick StudentsKOAT Albuquerque
West Side school hit hard by stomach fluAlbuquerque Journal

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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 12:32 am

Study: Noroviruses easily spread by workers’ gloves – The Packer


Study: Noroviruses easily spread by workers' gloves
The Packer
A Finland study confirms what may seem like common sense: Noroviruses are easily transferred to ready-to-eat foods via foodservice workers' handling. Human noroviruses are a leading cause of foodborne gastroenteritis throughout the world and the study …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:37 pm

Norovirus – Yahoo News Search Results

Norovirus scare of 2013 has Tough Mudder officials reminding participants to practice good hygiene this weekend at MIS

A year ago, several hundred competitors became ill following participating in Tough Mudder at Michigan International Speedway.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:25 pm

Hospital wards still closed due to norovirus

VISITING restrictions are still in place at Worcestershire Royal Hospital following yesterday’s outbreak of norovirus.

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 9:39 pm

Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital closed due to norovirus

WARDS at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are closed to visitors following an outbreak of norovirus.

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 10:27 am

Viruses 'spread through offices within HOURS after single doorknob is contaminated'

Researchers from the University of Arizona, U.S., found that disinfectant wipes containing quartenary ammonium compounds helped stop a virus rapidly spreading through an office.

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 5:13 pm

Army of nurses recruited to take on Norovirus

A Hampshire hospital has launched a search for an army of nurses to help them battle norovirus this winter.

Posted on 10 September 2014 | 12:26 am

One germy doorknob can infect half your office within hours

New study proves just how quickly viruses can spread from surfaces to people

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 1:01 am

Office Germs: Viruses Spread Everywhere in Just Hours, Study Shows

Keeping your distance from sick co-workers may not be enough to avoid contact with their germs: A new study shows that some viruses quickly spread through offices and other buildings, contaminating many surfaces in just hours.

Posted on 8 September 2014 | 7:46 pm

How quickly viruses can contaminate buildings and how to stop them

( American Society for Microbiology ) Using tracer viruses, researchers found that contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and health care facilities. Within 2 to 4 hours, the virus could be detected on 40 to 60 percent of workers and visitors in the facilities and commonly touched objects.

Posted on 8 September 2014 | 1:16 pm

Virus spread blamed for closures of wards at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

Health chiefs have said that a national spread of the norovirus is to blame for several ward closures at Ninewells Hospital.

Posted on 4 September 2014 | 6:28 am

Norovirus sickness lawyers appointed

Illness lawyers are instructed to act for guests who fell ill with suspected norovirus at the River Dart Country Park near Ashburton in Devon.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 11:25 am