norovirus


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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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The impact of the HPP treatment on human norovirus is still being explored, Kingsley notes.
The first test for preliminary identification of norovirus in outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis has been cleared for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration.
SUTTON - About 50 percent of the students at Simonian Center for Early Learning and the elementary school were absent yesterday from what health and school officials believe is an outbreak of the norovirus, which causes flu-like symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, Superintendent of Schools Theodore F.
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has executed an exclusive option from Baylor College of Medicine for a license to technologies related to norovirus vaccines and therapeutics.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned of widespread norovirus outbreaks on cruise lines: 7 norovirus outbreaks have sickened 1,422 passengers and 151 crew members already in 2012.
Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK.
Vaxart announced that it will present clinical data from two Phase 1 studies of its norovirus oral tablet vaccine at the upcoming 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases taking place from March 1-4.
Security staff fell ill with the norovirus just days before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics were scheduled to officially kick off the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Since the start of January, Rhode Island has seen significant increases in the number of cases of norovirus, flu, and other respiratory illnesses.
SIX hospital wards are now on lockdown as outbreaks of norovirus continue to spread across Northumberland and North Tyneside.