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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.
SARS-CoV-2 detected in Santiago, Chile wastewater with very little loss of viral RNA

SARS-CoV-2 detected in Santiago, Chile wastewater with very little loss of viral RNA

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

Blood type plays role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Blood type plays role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

New COVID-19 test speeds up access to urgent care

New COVID-19 test speeds up access to urgent care

Spraying disinfectants on streets can be harmful, WHO warns

Spraying disinfectants on streets can be harmful, WHO warns

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

Does high COVID-19 viral load mean more risk of infection?

Does high COVID-19 viral load mean more risk of infection?

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

Stanford scientists describe potential transmission pathways of COVID-19

Stanford scientists describe potential transmission pathways of COVID-19

Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities

Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities

FDA issues stern warning to Purell hand sanitizer maker

FDA issues stern warning to Purell hand sanitizer maker

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