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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.
FDA warning on oysters recently harvested from Mississippi area 2C

FDA warning on oysters recently harvested from Mississippi area 2C

Brits battling to cope with 'killer' Australian flu strain

Brits battling to cope with 'killer' Australian flu strain

'Gross' messaging increases hand washing behavior

'Gross' messaging increases hand washing behavior

Gastroenteritis outbreak in South Australia claims another life

Gastroenteritis outbreak in South Australia claims another life

Foodborne outbreaks due to leafy green consumption on the increase

Foodborne outbreaks due to leafy green consumption on the increase

Stomach flu vaccine possibility

Stomach flu vaccine possibility

Kiss but don't shake hands to stay healthy!

Kiss but don't shake hands to stay healthy!

Report describes 2004 Norwalk virus outbreak

Report describes 2004 Norwalk virus outbreak

Norovirus infection on cruise ships

Norovirus infection on cruise ships

Breakthrough in understanding of noroviruses

Breakthrough in understanding of noroviruses

Throw out peanut butter from 2004!

Throw out peanut butter from 2004!

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

FDA investigating norovirus linked to San Antonio Bay oysters

FDA investigates norovirus linked to frozen oysters

FDA investigates norovirus linked to frozen oysters

Proteomic mass spectrometry helps identify viruses

Proteomic mass spectrometry helps identify viruses

Mass spectrometry could aid biodefense in rapidly detecting dangerous pathogens

Mass spectrometry could aid biodefense in rapidly detecting dangerous pathogens

New oral vaccine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

New oral vaccine against Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Found! - mutant viruses that laid NSW low with gastro

Found! - mutant viruses that laid NSW low with gastro

Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea

Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea

Increase in norovirus incidents on board cruise ships

Increase in norovirus incidents on board cruise ships

Norovirus still at Christchurch Hospital

Norovirus still at Christchurch Hospital