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Norovirus (formerly Norwalk agent) is an RNA virus (taxonomic family Caliciviridae) that causes approximately 90% of epidemic nonbacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world, and may be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the United States.
Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

Early-life disruption to lymphotoxin pathway in mice can compromise adult immunity to rotavirus

Early-life disruption to lymphotoxin pathway in mice can compromise adult immunity to rotavirus

Research shows how gut microbes affect stomach flu

Research shows how gut microbes affect stomach flu

Gut microbes can tamp down or boost the severity of norovirus infection

Gut microbes can tamp down or boost the severity of norovirus infection

Tulane virus needs intracellular calcium to replicate

Tulane virus needs intracellular calcium to replicate

New technology developed to more quickly detect and trace foodborne disease

New technology developed to more quickly detect and trace foodborne disease

Hand sanitizers are effective, but nothing can beat traditional handwashing

Hand sanitizers are effective, but nothing can beat traditional handwashing

Robust replication model of human noroviruses may pave way for effective therapeutics

Robust replication model of human noroviruses may pave way for effective therapeutics

Want to reduce suicides? Follow the data — to medical offices, motels and even animal shelters

Want to reduce suicides? Follow the data — to medical offices, motels and even animal shelters

How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

Simple smartphone-based method for detecting extremely low levels of norovirus

Simple smartphone-based method for detecting extremely low levels of norovirus

Swimming pools could be breeding grounds for diarrhea-causing germs

Swimming pools could be breeding grounds for diarrhea-causing germs

Newly discovered antibody broadly inhibits multiple strains of pandemic norovirus

Newly discovered antibody broadly inhibits multiple strains of pandemic norovirus

Norovirus structures could help develop therapeutics to fight food-borne illness

Norovirus structures could help develop therapeutics to fight food-borne illness

Climate change adversely affects human health, says new report

Climate change adversely affects human health, says new report

Tips for staying safe in water during summer

Tips for staying safe in water during summer

Anti-vaccination activists are misusing new scientific breakthroughs on beneficial microbes

Anti-vaccination activists are misusing new scientific breakthroughs on beneficial microbes

NHS performance figures highlight the true scale of Emergency Department crisis

NHS performance figures highlight the true scale of Emergency Department crisis

Scientists receive $1.5 million to develop new technology for detecting healthcare-associated infections

Scientists receive $1.5 million to develop new technology for detecting healthcare-associated infections

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards

American Gastroenterological Association announces 2019 recipients of annual recognition awards