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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.
Longer looks: A doctor's dilemma on C-sections; apology for a death sparked a hospital's change

Longer looks: A doctor's dilemma on C-sections; apology for a death sparked a hospital's change

New study describes 2010 norovirus outbreak involving several NBA teams

New study describes 2010 norovirus outbreak involving several NBA teams

One in six mobile phones home for E. coli: Study

One in six mobile phones home for E. coli: Study

One in six mobile phones in the UK is contaminated with fecal bacteria

One in six mobile phones in the UK is contaminated with fecal bacteria

ASU scientists receive USDA grants to combat food-related illness

ASU scientists receive USDA grants to combat food-related illness

Viral toxin causes release of serotonin leading to vomiting

Viral toxin causes release of serotonin leading to vomiting

Tips for preventing foodborne illness at home or while eating out

Tips for preventing foodborne illness at home or while eating out

Health Canada approves PURE Hard Surface disinfectant

Health Canada approves PURE Hard Surface disinfectant

Study confirms LcS-fermented milk reduces fever linked with acute norovirus gastroenteritis

Study confirms LcS-fermented milk reduces fever linked with acute norovirus gastroenteritis

PURE named winner of CSN 2011 National Child Safety Award

PURE named winner of CSN 2011 National Child Safety Award

Food poisoning costs the United States billions: Report

Food poisoning costs the United States billions: Report

PURE Bioscience introduces new Hard Surface disinfectant

PURE Bioscience introduces new Hard Surface disinfectant

VirWall launches new UV sanitizer to eliminate bacteria, virus from communication devices

VirWall launches new UV sanitizer to eliminate bacteria, virus from communication devices

Experimental vaccine against human norovirus generates strong, safe immune response in mice

Experimental vaccine against human norovirus generates strong, safe immune response in mice

FDA allows marketing of Ridascreen Norovirus 3rd Generation EIA assay in the US

FDA allows marketing of Ridascreen Norovirus 3rd Generation EIA assay in the US

Scientists successfully crystallise key norovirus enzyme

Scientists successfully crystallise key norovirus enzyme

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory for 2010 December focusses on tackling norovirus outbreaks

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory for 2010 December focusses on tackling norovirus outbreaks

Illinois life sciences receives $14.5 million in grants under QTDP program

Illinois life sciences receives $14.5 million in grants under QTDP program

LigoCyte presents Phase I/II study results of NoV vaccine for gastroenteritis at IDSA Meeting

LigoCyte presents Phase I/II study results of NoV vaccine for gastroenteritis at IDSA Meeting

RWV bioreactor creates 3-D cell culture models

RWV bioreactor creates 3-D cell culture models