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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.
Silver studded bacteria could help treat common cold and flu

Silver studded bacteria could help treat common cold and flu

LigoCyte to enroll 98 subjects in first clinical trial for bivalent IM norovirus vaccine

LigoCyte to enroll 98 subjects in first clinical trial for bivalent IM norovirus vaccine

Nearly 1100 foodborne outbreaks reported nationally in 2007: CDC analysis

Nearly 1100 foodborne outbreaks reported nationally in 2007: CDC analysis

Ecolab launches Virasept to treat Clostridium difficile spores

Ecolab launches Virasept to treat Clostridium difficile spores

Specific virus can interact with mutation in host's genes to trigger diseases: Scientists

Specific virus can interact with mutation in host's genes to trigger diseases: Scientists

Family of EPA-registered disinfecting products to be launched

Family of EPA-registered disinfecting products to be launched

Novel instrument may help limit spread of diarrhoea-causing bacteria

Novel instrument may help limit spread of diarrhoea-causing bacteria

Parents lack understanding of causes, signs and symptoms of dehydration in children

Parents lack understanding of causes, signs and symptoms of dehydration in children

Norovirus outbreak associated with oysters: FDA and Mississippi, Louisiana public health agencies issue warning

Norovirus outbreak associated with oysters: FDA and Mississippi, Louisiana public health agencies issue warning

New device to eliminate pathogenic bacteria and viruses

New device to eliminate pathogenic bacteria and viruses

Risk of H1N1 exposure alters U.S. holiday plans

Risk of H1N1 exposure alters U.S. holiday plans

PURE Bioscience reports revenues for fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2009

PURE Bioscience reports revenues for fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2009

Norovirus-related illnesses linked to eating oysters, reveals report

Norovirus-related illnesses linked to eating oysters, reveals report

VirWall KBS-1 keyboard sanitizer eradicates bacteria and viruses on computer keyboards

VirWall KBS-1 keyboard sanitizer eradicates bacteria and viruses on computer keyboards

Emory researchers present public health research findings at American Public Health Association meeting

Emory researchers present public health research findings at American Public Health Association meeting

Contaminated public restrooms on cruise ships may predict AGE outbreaks

Contaminated public restrooms on cruise ships may predict AGE outbreaks

SDC-based hard surface disinfectant is effective against the 2009 H1N1

SDC-based hard surface disinfectant is effective against the 2009 H1N1

Researchers screen decades-old frozen infant stool samples to detect norovirus

Researchers screen decades-old frozen infant stool samples to detect norovirus

Students do not comply with basic preventative measures to combat H1N1

Students do not comply with basic preventative measures to combat H1N1

Third human clinical trial of LigoCyte's norovirus vaccine started

Third human clinical trial of LigoCyte's norovirus vaccine started