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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.
SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

SARS-CoV-2 RNA best preserved in wastewater under freezing conditions

New saliva-based test  found to accurately detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

New saliva-based test found to accurately detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Breakthrough 25-minute COVID-19 test reaches final stages of clinical validation

Breakthrough 25-minute COVID-19 test reaches final stages of clinical validation

Alternate primers for whole-genome SARS-CoV-2 sequencing

Alternate primers for whole-genome SARS-CoV-2 sequencing

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Suramin shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

Common genetic variants may influence susceptibility to COVID-19

Common genetic variants may influence susceptibility to COVID-19

Study invalidates Ebselen and other broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors

Study invalidates Ebselen and other broad-spectrum SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors

Potential sea animal reservoirs for coronaviruses?

Potential sea animal reservoirs for coronaviruses?

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Study highlights the importance of considering strain differences when designing therapies

Untreated wastewater samples from Louisiana contain SARS-Cov-2 RNA

Untreated wastewater samples from Louisiana contain SARS-Cov-2 RNA

Study identifies possible therapeutic treatment for COVID-19

Study identifies possible therapeutic treatment for COVID-19

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

Edible coating made with green tea extract kills norovirus, bacteria

SARS-CoV-2 detected in Santiago, Chile wastewater with very little loss of viral RNA

SARS-CoV-2 detected in Santiago, Chile wastewater with very little loss of viral RNA

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

Dire warning on contamination of water and COVID-19 spread

Blood type plays role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Blood type plays role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

New COVID-19 test speeds up access to urgent care

New COVID-19 test speeds up access to urgent care

Spraying disinfectants on streets can be harmful, WHO warns

Spraying disinfectants on streets can be harmful, WHO warns

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

More research is needed to determine if fecal matter spreads COVID-19, say researchers

Does high COVID-19 viral load mean more risk of infection?

Does high COVID-19 viral load mean more risk of infection?

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

Can cats and dogs catch or spread COVID-19?

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