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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.
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

Public Health Wales uses Luminex's xTAG GPP for outbreak investigations during Olympic events

Public Health Wales uses Luminex's xTAG GPP for outbreak investigations during Olympic events

UN food standards body agrees on new regulations to protect health of consumers across the world

UN food standards body agrees on new regulations to protect health of consumers across the world

Cera announces new citrus ready-to-drink oral rehydration solution

Cera announces new citrus ready-to-drink oral rehydration solution

Clorox Healthcare to be showcased at APIC 2012 conference

Clorox Healthcare to be showcased at APIC 2012 conference

Reusable grocery bag can play a role in spreading norovirus infection

Reusable grocery bag can play a role in spreading norovirus infection

Lime juice and solar disinfection improve quality of drinking water

Lime juice and solar disinfection improve quality of drinking water

Rotavirus infects certain blood types

Rotavirus infects certain blood types

PURE Bioscience launches new disinfectant/sanitizer product

PURE Bioscience launches new disinfectant/sanitizer product

Extreme norovirus flexibility may allow for broad antibody recognition

Extreme norovirus flexibility may allow for broad antibody recognition

Norovirus outbreak at the George Washington University campus

Norovirus outbreak at the George Washington University campus

Study identifies norovirus as major cause of all infection outbreaks in U.S. hospitals

Study identifies norovirus as major cause of all infection outbreaks in U.S. hospitals

Clorox launches new H2O2 cleaner disinfectant wipes and spray

Clorox launches new H2O2 cleaner disinfectant wipes and spray

Possible link between norovirus and food allergies

Possible link between norovirus and food allergies

Longer looks: A doctor's dilemma on C-sections; apology for a death sparked a hospital's change

Longer looks: A doctor's dilemma on C-sections; apology for a death sparked a hospital's change

New study describes 2010 norovirus outbreak involving several NBA teams

New study describes 2010 norovirus outbreak involving several NBA teams

One in six mobile phones home for E. coli: Study

One in six mobile phones home for E. coli: Study