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Protection Against Norovirus by Human-Milk-Oligosaccharides – PR Newswire (press release)


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Protection Against Norovirus by Human-Milk-Oligosaccharides
PR Newswire (press release)
Norovirus is the most common cause of viral epidemic gastroenteritis. About 18% of all gastroenteritis infections are caused by Norovirus affecting 267 million people worldwide every year. According to information of the Robert Koch-Institute more than …
One Fifth of Acute Gastroenteritis Worldwide Are Caused By NorovirusesDoctor Tipster

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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:32 pm

Norovirus grounds NZ plane while health authorities are consulted – Barfblog (blog)


Norovirus grounds NZ plane while health authorities are consulted
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In 2013, then four-year-old Jack yacked on a flight which led to a fascinating display of infection control by Delta Airlines involving plastic bags (to contain the potential pathogen) and coffee pods (to manage the smell). The flight crew let us off
Norovirus scare grounds Air NZ flightNew Zealand Herald
NZ flight grounded over norovirus fearsNursing Careers Allied Health
Virus scare grounds flight in New ZealandMid-Day
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Posted on 29 October 2014 | 1:42 am

How the flu and Ebola could help the fight against norovirus – VOXXI


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How the flu and Ebola could help the fight against norovirus
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Chances are most people have encountered norovirus at some time in their lives. This pathogen is the most common cause for acute gastrointestinal upset in the United States, and is typically spread by consuming contaminated food or beverages.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 11:14 pm

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
Favipiravir effective at reducing and eliminating norovirus in mice: Cambridge Outbreak News Today
Scientists Take Step Towards Drug To Treat Norovirus Stomach BugRedOrbit

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 10:17 am

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

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
Phoenix-based school warns families of potential norovirus outbreakKTAR.com
Norovirus hits several students at Colina ElementaryAhwatukee Foothills News
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Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:40 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

Norovirus outbreak reported in Winona County – Winona Daily News


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Norovirus outbreak reported in Winona County
Winona Daily News
Symptoms of norovirus usually begin 1 or 2 days after ingesting the virus and typically come on suddenly. The infected person may feel very sick and vomit often. Most people recover in 1 or 2 days and have no long-term health effects. Even after people …
Norovirus sickens 30 in Winona; more cases expectedRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Minnesota Norovirus Outbreak Linked to Restaurant Sickens 30 PeopleFood Safety News
Ground Round Restaurants in MN Closed for Norovirus OutbreakFood Poisoning Bulletin
WEAU -KSTP.com
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 12:20 am

Norovirus – Yahoo News Search Results

Specific complex carbohydrates in human milk protect against Norovirus

Norovirus is the most common cause of viral epidemic gastroenteritis. About 18% of all gastroenteritis infections are caused by Norovirus affecting 267 million people worldwide every year. According to information of the Robert Koch-Institute more than 200.000 Norovirus-infections were registered in Germany during 2012 and 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report up to 21 …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:41 pm

Protection Against Norovirus by Human-Milk-Oligosaccharides

Norovirus is the most common cause of viral epidemic gastroenteritis. About 18% of all gastroenteritis infections are caused by Norovirus affecting 267 million people worldwide every year.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 12:30 pm

Les oligosaccharides du lait humain protègent contre les norovirus

RHEINBREITBACH, Allemagne, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Jennewein Biotechnologie reçoit l'appui du ministre fédéral allemand de l'Éducation et de la Recherche pour la mise au point d'une prophylaxie contre les norovirus   Les norovirus sont la cause la plus…

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 7:41 am

Norovirus fears on Air NZ flight

Air New Zealand is "extremely disappointed" with a vomiting passenger who grounded a plane for an hour at Christchurch Airport after telling flight attendants they had a suspected case of norovirus.

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 11:08 pm

Norovirus scare grounds Air NZ flight

Passengers of an internal flight at Christchurch Airport were held on board the plane after it emerged a tour group had been exposed to the stomach bug Norovirus.The Mt Cook flight NZ5374 from Queenstown to Christchurch was held…

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:56 pm

Norovirus scare grounds Q'town-Chch flight

Passengers of an internal flight at Christchurch Airport were held on board the plane after it emerged a tour group had been exposed to the stomach bug Norovirus. read more

Posted on 28 October 2014 | 10:38 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

Norovirus outbreak in Kyrene school keeps 100+ at home

More than 100 Kyrene de la Colina Elementary School students are out sick with norovirus on Friday.                

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:31 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