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Global Spread of Norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 308, 2014-2016 Global Spread of Norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 308, 2014-2016
The authors investigate the virus transmission pattern of a new norovirus genotype variant during the global spread of the virus in recent years.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Norovirus evades immune system by hiding out in rare gut cells
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A new mouse study shows that, even in immunized animals, noroviruses can escape the immune system and still spread by hiding out in an extremely rare type of cell in the gut. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 11, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Finally finding answers for cavernous malformation
It was early morning and Tiffany and Joe Palowski were worried. Their son, Michael, was undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to determine the cause of his excruciating headache. The test — only expected to take about 45 minutes — now approached the two-hour mark. “They had to have found something,” Tiffany said as her panic rose. “I know they did.” About 10 days earlier, Michael had gotten sick, vomiting so intensely that he began throwing up blood. The 6-year-old had spent a week in a local hospital with a suspected case of norovirus before being sent home. But then he&rsq...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 29, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories cavernous malformations Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center Dr. Edward Smith Second opinion Source Type: news

UNC sororities postpone rush amid norovirus scare
Health officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have reported an apparent outbreak of the 'vomiting bug' throughout the fraternity and sorority communities on campus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cloudy water could contain the norovirus studies reveal
Researchers from Drexel University in Philadelphia found that more than 10 studies have identified a link between cloudy water and acute gastrointestinal illness, which can cause vomiting and diarrhea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raspberry mousse cakes sold in multiple provinces recalled by CFIA for norovirus
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a number of raspberry mousse cakes due to norovirus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Saskatchewan Source Type: news

Doughnut shop blamed for Ohio norovirus outbreak to reopen
Health officials in Ohio say a doughnut shop blamed for a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 400 people will be allowed to reopen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ohio doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation
An Ohio doughnut shop has voluntarily closed as public health workers investigate a norovirus outbreak affecting 266 people, according to county health officials. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health officials tie norovirus outbreak to doughnut shop
Health officials say more than 200 cases of norovirus have been tied to a doughnut shop in northwest Ohio (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Norovirus tied to donut shop sickens some 200
Officials in Maumee, Ohio say culprit Mama C ’s voluntarily closed and will stay shut until it passes inspection (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus symptoms explained: Are you at risk of winter vomiting bug in SUMMER?
NOROVIRUS is also called the winter vomiting bug, and is the most common stomach bug in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens of athletes hit by virus at world championships in London
Reports of norovirus as Public Health England says 30 people have complained of illness (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Derek Gatherer on catching and avoiding norovirus
Explaining how to stave off the norovirus, which is suspected of making some World Championships athletes ill. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chipotle served another subpoena after latest food scare
(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said U.S. federal prosecutors served a subpoena, seeking information related to a suspected norovirus outbreak at a restaurant in Sterling, Virginia that it briefly closed last week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Authorities confirm norovirus cases among Chipotle customers in Virginia
Public-health authorities in Virginia say two people have tested positive for norovirus after eating at a Chipotle outlet in Virginia -- the latest illness outbreak among customers of the beleaguered Denver-based food chain. The finding, reported by USA Today, comes after more than 135 people reported getting sick last week after eating at a Chipotle location in Sterling, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. The store was closed July 17 and reopened two days later after what Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) described… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 25, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Harden Source Type: news

Norovirus and C. Diff Outbreaks: Squelching the Wildfire Norovirus and C. Diff Outbreaks: Squelching the Wildfire
What new or additional measures may help prevent the spread of these gastrointestinal infections in healthcare environments?Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Chipotle shares fall on Norovirus, rodent incidents
BOSTON (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc shares fell 4.5 percent on Thursday after testing confirmed Norovirus in a customer who ate at the one of the chain's Virginia restaurants and a video of rodents crawling on the floor of a Dallas shop went viral. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chipotle Virginia customer tested positive for norovirus: official
BOSTON (Reuters) - Testing has confirmed norovirus in a customer who ate at the Virginia Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant that was briefly closed earlier this week following multiple reports of diners falling ill, a county health department official told Reuters on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chipotle to reopen Virginia restaurant after norovirus reports
BOSTON (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said it will reopen a Virginia restaurant on Wednesday, two days after it was closed due to reports that several customers had fallen ill with suspected norovirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chipotle shuts Virginia restaurant on norovirus worries, shares fall
(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc closed a restaurant in Virginia because of a suspected norovirus outbreak among some diners, sending its shares lower on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chipotle shuts Virginia restaurant due to customer illness, shares fall
(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc closed a restaurant in Virginia due to a suspected norovirus outbreak among some diners, sending shares down more than 6 percent on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Norovirus OUTBREAK: School closed after stomach bug infects ‘significant number’ of pupils
NOROVIRUS is thought to be the reason for the absences of a ‘significant number’ of pupils from a Welsh primary school that was forced to close last week. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Luminex Corporation Receives CE-IVD Mark for ARIES(R) Norovirus Assay
Easy to use, sample to answer assay provides rapid detection of leading cause of acute gastroenteritis AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that it has received CE-... Diagnostics, Regulatory Luminex, ARIES, Norovirus Assay, Norovirus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nearly 1,000 contract norovirus at northern Calif. schools
Students, teachers, staff have complained of cramps, vomiting, diarrhea. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nearly 1,000 sick with norovirus at 32 schools in northern Calif.
Students, teachers, staff have complained of cramps, vomiting, diarrhea. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Membranes to remove viruses from drinking water
The'zwitterionic polymer hydrogel'repels the viruses from approaching and passing through the membrane. It contains both positive and negative charges and improves efficiency by weakening virus accumulation on the modified filter surface. The result was a significantly higher rate of removal of waterborne viruses, including human norovirus and adenovirus. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion U. researchers develop membranes that remove viruses from drinking water
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) The 'zwitterionic polymer hydrogel' repels the viruses from approaching and passing through the membrane. It contains both positive and negative charges and improves efficiency by weakening virus accumulation on the modified filter surface. The result was a significantly higher rate of removal of waterborne viruses, including human norovirus and adenovirus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Norovirus: guidance, data and analysis
This guidance collection covers the symptoms, diagnosis, management and epidemiology of norovirus. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus outbreak continues at Santa Monica schools
Nearly two months after a norovirus outbreak began during a class trip to Yosemite, students in Santa Monica are still falling sick with the stomach bug, according to school and public health officials.Cases appear to be falling, but 100 students still contracted norovirus last week in the Santa... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soumya Karlamangla Source Type: news

500 cases of norovirus reported in school district
Ventura County public health officials have come out and cleaned all the schools, which were not shut down during the outbreak (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Near Real-Time Surveillance of U.S. Norovirus Outbreaks Near Real-Time Surveillance of U.S. Norovirus Outbreaks
NoroSTAT, a new collaborative network with selected state health departments, has significantly reduced the median reporting interval for U.S. norovirus outbreaks.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Chipotle lawsuit over food safety, outbreaks is dismissed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Wednesday won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders about its ability to protect customers from at least seven norovirus, E.coli and salmonella outbreaks that erupted in 2015. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sicker patients the main reason for A & E winter pressures
2 March 2017Sicker patients with more complex conditions are the main reason for worsening performance in A&E departments, according to The King’s Fund’slatest quarterly monitoring report.Eighty per cent of NHS finance directors who responded to our latest survey identified higher numbers of patients with severe illnesses and complex health needs as a key reason for the pressures on A&E units, while 70 per cent cited delays in discharging patients from hospital. This contrasts with 27 per cent who pointed to poor access to GPs and 20 per cent who identified shortages of clinical staff as key factors.The...
Source: The King's Fund - Press - March 2, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Impending Water Crisis Could Affect Your Health
Most Americans take clean water for granted.We turn on the tap and safe water to drink, bathe in, and cook and clean with comes out of the faucet.But according to a new study, there’s a growing water affordability problem on the horizon that could soon make water scarcer and more costly.The fallout has the potential to be devastating to public health in the United States.The true cost of waterUtility companies actually take a loss on the cost of water.However, between individual households’ water bills and government subsidies, they have historically made enough money to keep operating their businesses while al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Near Real-Time Surveillance of U.S. Norovirus Outbreaks by the Norovirus Sentinel Testing and Tracking Network — United States, August 2009–July 2015
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 23, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Feds investigating as B.C. oyster norovirus outbreak spreads
The Public Health Agency of Canada says its taken on a leadership role in the investigation into norovirus-contaminated oysters from B.C., now that cases have been reported in Alberta and Ontario as well. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Norovirus Closes Schools, Spreads Misery
Norovirus and other stomach viruses have been closing schools and causing misery this winter. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the water you're drinking linked to causing heart attacks and cancer?
(Natural News) Water chlorination has been the cheapest method of disinfection for over a century. Chlorine efficiently disinfects large quantities of water. It is generally used to prevent outbreaks such as salmonella, and can even inactivate the human norovirus. For these reasons, the EPA classifies chlorine as a pesticide. Even though chlorine is an effective... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Housecall: Heart disease in women
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Heart disease in women: Symptoms and risk factors Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the U.S., but some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from those in men. Discover what puts women at risk and how they can protect themselves. Norovirus infection: An overview The [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 12, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New study re-evaluates the total burden of norovirus on the UK
The annual number of estimated number of norovirus cases annually in the UK is approximately 800,000 greater than previously estimated, new research concludes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 10, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Stomach bug or seasonal flu?
Norovirus?or influenza? Both are highly contagious viral infections, but they are not the same. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist Dr. Pritish Tosh says people often mean norovirus when they refer to a stomach bug but confuse it with the flu. Influenza affects your respiratory system ? nose, throat and lungs ? and symptoms often include [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Norovirus outbreak from B.C. oysters makes dozens sick
British Columbians are being warned after dozens of recent cases of acute gastrointestinal illness have been linked to oysters, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

'Forgotten' surfaces are helping to pass on bugs including flu and norovirus  
Hygiene experts have warned often forgotten surfaces such as doorknobs and light switches, which we spend the most time touching, can pass on bugs like norovirus and the flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus Suspected After More Than 800 High School Students Stay Home Sick
The local health department is investigating. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nausea, fever, projectile vomit: ‘Stomach flu’ strikes readers again and again
Wow, it sounds like it's been really rough for folks hit during this winter's (still early) norovirus season. After a story on norovirus published this week, readers shared some of what they've been through. One man said he was so sick, he lost 12 pounds in two days. Another couple couldn't get out of bed […]Related:Ebola virus found hiding in lungs of health-care workerDreaded ‘stomach flu’ wreaks havoc on families — and it’s only going to get worseCancer death rate has dropped again. But it’s still higher for men than women. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid suppression medications linked to serious gastrointestinal infections
Use of these medicines shown to increase risk of C. difficile and Campylobacter infections Related items fromOnMedica C diff used to fight C diff Long-term aspirin use linked to lower risk of gastrointestinal tract cancers One in three at risk of campylobacter food poisoning during their lifetime Norovirus a huge cause of gastroenteritis worldwide Salmonella linked to imported eggs (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 4, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Norovirus at highest levels for five years: Reports of the illness are up by 12 per cent  
Data from Public Health England  shows reports of norovirus have reached 2,435 – 12 per cent more than the average for the same period over the past five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norovirus WARNING: Using alcohol hand gels ‘does not kill virus’
NOROVIRUS, also known as the winter vomiting bug, causes vomiting, diarrhoea and fever and affects thousands of people every year. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viral virus
British researchers are using social media to track the spread of norovirus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chipotle's High-Paid Co-CEO Out In Attempt To Recover From Food Safety Crisis
Last year, Chipotle Mexican Grill fired a manager and an employee at a Boston-area restaurant where an outbreak of norovirus infected roughly 140 people. Now, as the food giant struggles to recover its sales, one of the Denver-based burrito chain’s two CEOs ― who is among the highest-paid executives in the food industry ― is out. Montgomery Moran, who oversaw daily employee operations, stepped down on Monday and plans to retire from Chipotle next year, the company said. He had served as co-chief executive since 2009, after a stint as chief operating officer. “Chipotle is based on a very simple idea: We...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news