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nor·o·vi·rus

 (nôr′ō-vī′rəs)
n.
Any of a genus of caliciviruses, formerly called Norwalk viruses, that cause acute gastroenteritis.

norovirus

(ˈnɔːrəʊˌvaɪrəs)
n
(Pathology) a virus which is a common cause of gastroenteritis
[C20: from Norwalk, Ohio, site of an outbreak in 1968]
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One of two pumpkin- carving events held before Halloween may have been the origin of a suspected noro virus outbreak at O'Hara Catholic School, Lane County officials say.
Germ Survival time Cold bacteria 72 hours Bronchiolitis 6 hours Flu viruses 24 hours Croup 4-6 hours Stomach bugs (ecoli, salmonella, clostridium difficile) Noro virus (also known as the winter vomiting bug) 4 hours Days to weeks All of these germs can be killed with disinfectant.
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