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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.
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

Targeted vaccination can be successful in containing epidemic outbreaks

Targeted vaccination can be successful in containing epidemic outbreaks

Research suggests asymptomatic infection as source of norovirus outbreaks in Indonesia

Research suggests asymptomatic infection as source of norovirus outbreaks in Indonesia

Study reveals unique norovirus characteristic of hiding from host immune system

Study reveals unique norovirus characteristic of hiding from host immune system

ESCMID conference brings together renowned experts to address most pressing questions on vaccines

ESCMID conference brings together renowned experts to address most pressing questions on vaccines

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