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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.
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

Researchers develop new system for efficiently producing human norovirus

Researchers develop new system for efficiently producing human norovirus

Vanderbilt researchers isolate antibody that can neutralize West Nile virus

Vanderbilt researchers isolate antibody that can neutralize West Nile virus

Study provides new insight into norovirus outbreaks, may help guide efforts to develop vaccines

Study provides new insight into norovirus outbreaks, may help guide efforts to develop vaccines

Vaxart to present new data from Phase 2 Challenge Study of H1 influenza oral tablet vaccine

Vaxart to present new data from Phase 2 Challenge Study of H1 influenza oral tablet vaccine

Fucose-based food supplement could be used to stop the spread of norovirus in children's hospitals

Fucose-based food supplement could be used to stop the spread of norovirus in children's hospitals

FDA files complaint against company marketing unapproved hand sanitizers

FDA files complaint against company marketing unapproved hand sanitizers

Contact precautions do not limit spread of drug-resistant bacteria in ICUs

Contact precautions do not limit spread of drug-resistant bacteria in ICUs

BD introduces new informatics and automation solutions for clinical laboratories

BD introduces new informatics and automation solutions for clinical laboratories

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Single foodborne outbreak can have large ramifications for restaurants

Researchers show how highly contagious norovirus infection starts in mice

Researchers show how highly contagious norovirus infection starts in mice

Tackling Hand Hygiene Barriers in Healthcare

Tackling Hand Hygiene Barriers in Healthcare

Royal College of Emergency Medicine urges patients to contact MPs regarding healthcare crisis

Royal College of Emergency Medicine urges patients to contact MPs regarding healthcare crisis