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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.
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

Alternate primers for whole-genome SARS-CoV-2 sequencing

Alternate primers for whole-genome SARS-CoV-2 sequencing

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Common genetic variants may influence susceptibility to COVID-19

Common genetic variants may influence susceptibility to COVID-19

Study invalidates Ebselen and other broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors

Study invalidates Ebselen and other broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors

Potential sea animal reservoirs for coronaviruses?

Potential sea animal reservoirs for coronaviruses?

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Untreated wastewater samples from Louisiana contain SARS-Cov-2 RNA

Untreated wastewater samples from Louisiana contain SARS-Cov-2 RNA