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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.
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

76 million people get sick in US, 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 die from foodborne illness

76 million people get sick in US, 300,000 are hospitalized, and 5,000 die from foodborne illness

New AMA guide on treating foodborne illness

New AMA guide on treating foodborne illness