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Multiple Outbreaks Threaten the 2018 Winter Olympics
Feb 14, 2018 | Jackie Sheridan

  The 2018 Winter Olympics began on Thursday, February 8th in PyeongChang, South Korea. The games bring 206 countries to participate [1], comprising...

Balancing Public Health and Industry Health: Norovirus and Shellfish in the UK
Jul 9, 2013 | Alexandra Thomsen

Norovirus is the most common stomach bug in the United Kingdom, affecting between 600,000 and 1 million people in the UK each year. Also known as the...

'Sydney 2012' Making Americans Miserable
Feb 6, 2013 | Katharina Schwan

Amidst the ongoing battle against the flu, Americans now have a new virus with which to contend– one that is more infectious and more persistent than...

Over 8,000 German School Children Sick, Norovirus Implicated
Oct 2, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

A wave of gastroenteritis of unknown origin spread across eastern Germany late last week and into the weekend. Now that the number of new cases is...

Norovirus Outbreak Hits Restaurant in Michigan
Aug 2, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

An outbreak of foodborne illness at a Mexican restaurant in Holland, MI was confirmed to be norovirus, the Ottawa County Health Department reported...

Norovirus Outbreaks and Handwashing
Jan 23, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

At the recent Canadian University Press national conference in Victoria, Canada, more than one third of the 370 attendees were struck with norovirus...