Norovirus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Norovirus
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Vomiting bug hits two wards at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

Two wards at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee have been closed to new admissions because of a vomiting bug.Wards 5 and 6 have been hit by several cases of vomiting and diarrhoea which is thought to be caused by norovirus, more commonly known as the winter ... [Published Evening Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shellfish safety controls concern

The latest audit on some Irish-produced shellfish, carried out last October, found that the control system in place for the production and placing on the market of bivalve molluscs, which includes blue mussels, pacific oysters, king scallops and razor ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Shellfish, Mussel, Scallop
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Stomach bug outbreak at Pine Middle School

RENO, Nev. -- Washoe County School District officials say an outbreak of a stomach bug made 91 students at Pine Middle School sick on Friday.The Washoe County Health District began calling parents of sick students on Thursday to try to determine the cause ... [Published KRXI-TV Reno - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Albuquerque elementary school dealing with possible Norovirus

Updated: 08/29/2014 6:21 PM |Created: 08/29/2014 6:15 PMBy: Nikki Ibarra, KOB Eyewitness News 4An Albuquerque elementary school has caught the attention of the Department of Health after several students and staff have gone home sick, and school officials ... [Published KOBTV New Mexico's NBC News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ban on visitors to South Tipp General

A full ban on visiting is in place at South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH) since Tuesday 26th August, in a bid to curb suspected cases of the Norovirus (vomiting bug).Visiting to all wards at STGH is prohibited apart from exceptional circumstances, ... [Published The Nationalist - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Death of the oyster industry

The oyster industry on the Kalang River is officially dead and very close to dying on the Bellinger River. The oyster industry on the Kalang River is officially dead and very close to dying on the Bellinger River. Long time grower, John Lindsay says QX ... [Published The Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Viral foodborne illnesses

are caused by a number of different viruses, which can contaminate foods during all stages of the food supply chain.Foodborne illnesses (i.e. illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated food) are a growing public health burden worldwide. Viral ... [Published European Food Information Council - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Investigators at Washington University Report Findings in Vaccines (Advances in Norovirus Biology)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Vaccine Weekly -- Investigators publish new report on Immunization. According to news reporting from St. Louis, Missouri, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Human noroviruses are a major cause of epidemic ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Research and analysis: Remote health advice bulletin

Monitoring patterns in phone calls to the NHS’s 111 service each day across England, to track the spread of infectious diseases like flu and norovirus.These data provide early warning of community-based infectious diseases.Past reports are available from ... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nursing home given the all-clear after gastro outbreak

A BUNDABERG aged care facility has received the all-clear from the public health unit following an outbreak of gastro that affected 35 residents and 27 staff.Two staff members and one resident also contracted norovirus - a strand of gastro that causes ... [Published Gladstone Observer - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Professor works to promote food safety

Benjamin Chapman, an associate professor of youth, family and community sciences, is working closely with faculty and graduate students in the food science department to increase community awareness of hot topics in food safety by regulating health codes ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

ASK THE DOCTOR: Why am I laid so low by my grandson's sniffles?

Like many people, I have regular contact with young family members. My 19-month-old grandson, Harry, goes to nursery twice a week, but I look after him every Friday afternoon. Three weeks ago, he seemed pale and had diarrhoea, but didn't seem particularly ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Norovirus, diarrhea

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..."The symptoms are of a gastrointestinal illness," Health District Spokesman Phillip Ulibarri said. "We had an outbreak of norovirus in the school district in 2012 and 2013 so out of the abundance of caution, we're treating this like any serious gastrointestinal outbreak similar to norovirus."
"You just have to live with it; kids are going to come home sick" said parent Shanna Newman
"A lot of the calls we receive fall into two broad spectrums, which is children at home where often parents have multiple children at home [and one or more may be sick, they want to see a doctor but it's fairly hard to get three or four children into a car at 8pm and find a doctor or a clinic that's open" he said

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Stomach bug outbreak at Pine Middle School [Published KRXI-TV Reno - Aug 30 2014]
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Asymptomatic food handlers common cause of food... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 29 2014]
Ban on visitors to South Tipp General [Published The Nationalist - Aug 29 2014]
Canberra doctors home in on after-hours care as... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 29 2014]
Death of the oyster industry [Published The Bellingen Shire Courier-Sun - Aug 29 2014]
Genetically-engineered tobacco plants aid in ne... [Published Delta Farm Press - Aug 28 2014]
Viral foodborne illnesses [Published European Food Information Council - Aug 28 2014]
Food microbiology: we ignore it at our peril [Published Scientist Live - Aug 28 2014]
Investigators at Washington University Report F... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 28 2014]
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Research and analysis: Remote health advice bul... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Aug 27 2014]
ABCs of Back-To-School Health [Published Lake Stevens Journal - Aug 27 2014]
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