Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel norovirus strain identified

Norovirus, which is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis, mutates rapidly. Now the researchers of Division of Virology, Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health, Kanagawa, Japan identified a novel genotype of the norovirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lemon juice and human norovirus

Noroviruses are the predominant cause of gastroenteritis outbreaks in community settings such as hospitals, cruise ships, and schools. The virus is extremely contagious and is mostly transmitted via "fecal-oral-route", i.e., ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can humans get norovirus from their dogs?

Human norovirus may infect our canine companions, according to research published online April 1 in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. That raises the possibility ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When a norovirus expert got norovirus

Knowing about one in 15 Americans gets norovirus every year, I've had the "When the NoroCORE blogger got norovirus" post waiting in the wings for a while. I think the virus has a good sense of ironic timing.

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