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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.
New analysis finds link between cloudy drinking water and gastrointestinal illness

New analysis finds link between cloudy drinking water and gastrointestinal illness

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

Robot emits UV light to destroy infection-causing bugs in hard-to-clean places

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

Study finds link between upper GI infections and protein implicated in Parkinson’s disease

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

Pioneering iPad case that protects medical practitioners, patients from HCAI risk may soon be available in Texas

Pioneering iPad case that protects medical practitioners, patients from HCAI risk may soon be available in Texas

Annual burden of norovirus infection in the UK is 800,000 greater than previously estimated

Annual burden of norovirus infection in the UK is 800,000 greater than previously estimated

Antimicrobial copper products for patient safety to be displayed at Arab Health

Antimicrobial copper products for patient safety to be displayed at Arab Health

Restaurants not effective in communicating risks of eating undercooked meat to customers, study shows

Restaurants not effective in communicating risks of eating undercooked meat to customers, study shows

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces may help fight global threat of antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces may help fight global threat of antibiotic resistance

New research shows childhood diarrhea cases significantly higher than estimated

New research shows childhood diarrhea cases significantly higher than estimated

Cepheid’s GeneXpert System offers rapid molecular diagnostic testing for virulent infections

Cepheid’s GeneXpert System offers rapid molecular diagnostic testing for virulent infections

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Pre-travel consultation can help international travelers to prepare for trip

Cases of rotavirus infections fall by 84% thanks to vaccination

Cases of rotavirus infections fall by 84% thanks to vaccination

Scientists grow noroviruses in laboratory cultures of human intestinal epithelial cells

Scientists grow noroviruses in laboratory cultures of human intestinal epithelial cells

Researchers develop new method to culture norovirus in intestinal cells

Researchers develop new method to culture norovirus in intestinal cells

Fecal contamination in water can sicken swimmers

Fecal contamination in water can sicken swimmers

Mobile devices of healthcare workers often contaminated by viral RNA

Mobile devices of healthcare workers often contaminated by viral RNA

Study finds decrease in Google searches for chickenpox after vaccination implementation

Study finds decrease in Google searches for chickenpox after vaccination implementation

Fluorescent proteins help trace viral infections

Fluorescent proteins help trace viral infections