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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.
Researchers develop mathematical model that provides insights about molecular mechanisms behind virus assembly

Researchers develop mathematical model that provides insights about molecular mechanisms behind virus assembly

New high-speed test to identify contamination of drinking water

New high-speed test to identify contamination of drinking water

Pregnant women, infants should avoid unpasteurized milk products, urge pediatricians

Pregnant women, infants should avoid unpasteurized milk products, urge pediatricians

Water quality expert investigates health risks associated with bathing waters in UK

Water quality expert investigates health risks associated with bathing waters in UK

Research: Vaccine against norovirus reduces symptoms of illness by 52%

Research: Vaccine against norovirus reduces symptoms of illness by 52%

Scientists discover that copper alloys shut down highly infectious norovirus

Scientists discover that copper alloys shut down highly infectious norovirus

Decatur Memorial Hospital installs germ-zapping robots to kill bugs

Decatur Memorial Hospital installs germ-zapping robots to kill bugs

NIAID researchers discover monoclonal antibody can neutralize human norovirus

NIAID researchers discover monoclonal antibody can neutralize human norovirus

Animal model of human norovirus lays groundwork for developing antiviral drug treatment

Animal model of human norovirus lays groundwork for developing antiviral drug treatment

Codex Alimentarius Commission approves new standards to protect consumers' health

Codex Alimentarius Commission approves new standards to protect consumers' health

Alios begins oral dosing of ALS-8176 in Phase 1 clinical trial for RSV infection

Alios begins oral dosing of ALS-8176 in Phase 1 clinical trial for RSV infection

Highly-infectious sickness bug can be killed by copper and copper alloys

Highly-infectious sickness bug can be killed by copper and copper alloys

SDCL researchers to use BioMark equipment to test for infectious diseases

SDCL researchers to use BioMark equipment to test for infectious diseases

Researchers test protease inhibitors with potential for prevention, treatment of norovirus infection

Researchers test protease inhibitors with potential for prevention, treatment of norovirus infection

Study: Contaminated water used to dilute pesticides could be source of human norovirus

Study: Contaminated water used to dilute pesticides could be source of human norovirus

Sydney 2012 norovirus strain continues to spread globally

Sydney 2012 norovirus strain continues to spread globally

Viewpoints: $4,000 a night for a 'cozy' hospital room; Texas effort to provide women's health care falls short

Viewpoints: $4,000 a night for a 'cozy' hospital room; Texas effort to provide women's health care falls short

Boston declares flu emergency as aggressive viruses spread across the nation

Boston declares flu emergency as aggressive viruses spread across the nation

Link between norovirus outbreaks and excess hospitalization and mortality in nursing homes

Link between norovirus outbreaks and excess hospitalization and mortality in nursing homes

New tools can help track healthcare-associated infections in nursing homes

New tools can help track healthcare-associated infections in nursing homes