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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.
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

Study calls for compelling messages to induce washing of hands

Study calls for compelling messages to induce washing of hands

College students need a variety of messages to practice good hand hygiene

College students need a variety of messages to practice good hand hygiene

Norovirus controlled on cruise ship Marco Polo with vaporisation process by Activ8

Norovirus controlled on cruise ship Marco Polo with vaporisation process by Activ8

New production technology to develop vaccine for norovirus

New production technology to develop vaccine for norovirus

Transmission of MRSA and Clostridium difficile through dogs

Transmission of MRSA and Clostridium difficile through dogs

Researchers examine norovirus gastroenteritis

Researchers examine norovirus gastroenteritis

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!