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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.
Rosin soap as a potential SARS-CoV-2 disinfectant

Rosin soap as a potential SARS-CoV-2 disinfectant

UMass Amherst Ph.D. candidate receives USDA-NIFA fellowship for food allergy research

UMass Amherst Ph.D. candidate receives USDA-NIFA fellowship for food allergy research

Human coronaviruses need organic materials to transfer efficiently between surfaces

Human coronaviruses need organic materials to transfer efficiently between surfaces

Researchers isolate human monoclonal antibodies that may neutralize several norovirus variants

Researchers isolate human monoclonal antibodies that may neutralize several norovirus variants

Is liquid chalk an effective disinfectant of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses?

Is liquid chalk an effective disinfectant of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses?

Which vitamins and minerals help with COVID?

Which vitamins and minerals help with COVID?

Natural products a rich source for novel antiviral compounds

Natural products a rich source for novel antiviral compounds

Public restrooms could serve as hotbeds for COVID-19 transmission

Public restrooms could serve as hotbeds for COVID-19 transmission

Study: Norovirus clusters are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection

Study: Norovirus clusters are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection

Could Zebrafish larvae be a novel animal model for SARS-CoV-2?

Could Zebrafish larvae be a novel animal model for SARS-CoV-2?

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Microbiota modulation and re-establishment of eubiosis could help curb COVID-19 complications

Chimeric vaccines may provide universal protection against viruses like SARS-CoV-2

Chimeric vaccines may provide universal protection against viruses like SARS-CoV-2

Analysis shows moderate evidence for SARS-CoV-2 recombination

Analysis shows moderate evidence for SARS-CoV-2 recombination

Could rotavirus vaccine platforms aid in the immunization campaign against SARS-CoV-2?

Could rotavirus vaccine platforms aid in the immunization campaign against SARS-CoV-2?

USDA, FDA highlight no credible evidence of COVID-19 transmission through food or food packaging

USDA, FDA highlight no credible evidence of COVID-19 transmission through food or food packaging

New COVID-19 test uses a smartphone microscope to quickly analyze saliva samples

New COVID-19 test uses a smartphone microscope to quickly analyze saliva samples

COVID-19 restrictions have led to 86 percent drop in norovirus infections in US, finds study

COVID-19 restrictions have led to 86 percent drop in norovirus infections in US, finds study

SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

New saliva-based test  found to accurately detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

New saliva-based test found to accurately detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Breakthrough 25-minute COVID-19 test reaches final stages of clinical validation

Breakthrough 25-minute COVID-19 test reaches final stages of clinical validation