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The Noro menace: A virus that strikes!

After the bird flu virus here comes another virus that us causing havoc. Known as the Noro virus it is basically a stomach affecting virus that manifests itself in the form of severe vomiting and diarrhea. Noro virus is a // combination of the stomach flu and the Norwalk virus. ..The virus has been known to affect more than 200 central Albertans. The virus has struck in Alberta, as of now. ..Th...

115 people on board a cruise liner taken ill due to suspected Norovirus

Seattle- Nearly 115 people cruising on a celebrity ship took ill after which, the ship made a hasty return to Seattle, Washington //. The cause of this sickness is thought to be Norovirus, although it is yet to be confirmed. It is estimated that Noroviruses render nearly 23 million Americans indisposed each year. ....According to Dave Forney, chief of the vessel sanitation program, 'The reason y...

Norovirus outbreak results in hospital visit restrictions

An outbreak of Norovirus has been reported in Royal Bournemouth Hospital. The viral outbreak has resulted in the complete closure of wards 4,5,27 // and 28 to visitors. Hospital authorities have confirmed that the virus has been contained in the ward areas. It does not pose any threat to other departments especially those awaiting surgery or procedures. However only the next of kin are permitted...

Wellington Rest Home Shuts Down Due To Norovirus Outbreak

An outbreak of the contagious norovirus stomach bug has forced part of a Wellington based Rita Angus Retirement home, which has around 160 residents to shut down. It has// closed its communal facilities after the bug hit it. ..Norovirus, found in the faeces and vomit of infected people can spread easily to others through direct contact or by eating contaminated food, touching surfaces and object...

Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread

Aaron Margolin, professor of microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and director of UNH’s Virus and Waterborne Disease Laboratory, is available to discuss the science and// public health implications of norovirus. ....Noroviruses, also known as Norwalk and Norwalk-like viruses, are estimated to cause 23 million cases of acute gastroenteritis in the United States each year. Symptoms inc...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

Three hospitals in Queensland, Australia are battling outbreaks of the highly infectious norovirus, which has struck down almost 150 patients and staff . ...Queensland Health announced that the Royal Brisbane and Woman's (RBWH), Gold Coast and Cairns Base hospitals had been affected by the virus, which causes vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, fever and headaches. ...It is estimated that...
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