Norovirus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Norovirus
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

RAigmore Hospital ward reopens

A ward in the city’s flagship hospital reopened today after tests showed it was all clear for the norovirus bug.Medical ward 2A at Raigmore Hospital was closed to new admissions and restricted visiting was put in place on Friday after initial testing ... [Published Press and Journal - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Highland hospital ward reopened

Ward 2A has now reopenedA HIGHLAND hospital ward has reopened following a virus scare.Ward 2A at Raigmore in Inverness reopened today after further testing showed that Norovirus is not present in the ward.The ward was closed to new admissions and restricted ... [Published Ross-shire Journal - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Norovirus, NHS, Virus, Admission
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Viruses can spread through offices in just two hours

Home› magazine› latest news› Viruses can spread through offices in just two hours 30th of September 2014Infections and viruses can be spread from a single office door handle to more than half the workforce in just two hours, new research has found.And ... [Published European Cleaning Journal - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Another ‘Seasick Princess’ cruise axed

Sea Princess in dry-dock at Sydney’s Garden Island. Picture Craig Greenhill Source: News Corp Australia A CRUISE ship is fast gaining a reputation as the Fawlty Towers of the sea after a series of dramas that have left thousands of Australian passengers ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Highland hospital ward remains shut because of vomiting bug

A ward at the Highlands’ flagship hospital remains closed to new admissions because of an outbreak of norovirus.But there are no new cases of the illness, also knownled winter vomiting bug at Inverness’s Raigmore Hospital.Medical ward 2A closed on Friday ... [Published Press and Journal - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals in Gloucestershire step up Norovirus campaign as winter...

The Norovirus causes sickness and diarrhea and can be debilitating for patients recovering in hospitalComments (0)Hospitals across Gloucestershire are re-launching a major campaign to help stop the spread of Norovirus and protect vulnerable patients.The ... [Published The Citizen Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Norovirus an Ospadal an Rathaig Mhòir

Chaidh uard 2A aig ospadal an Rathaig Mhòir ann an Inbhir Nis a dhùnadh 's an tinneas Norovirus a' sgapadh ann às ùr.Tha an tinneas air buaidh a thoirt air ochdnar euslainteach.Tha seachdnar dhuibh air a bheil comharran an tinneis, agus tha e air a dhearbhadh ... [Published BBC - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Norovirus, NHS
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Raigmore Hospital ward closed after norovirus outbreak

Raigmore Hospital's Ward 2A has been affected by the bug.A WARD at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness has been closed because of an outbreak of norovirus.Medical Ward (2A) has has been shut to new admissions, and visitors are being asked to keep visiting ... [Published North Star - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gloucestershire: Winter Bug Warning

Hospitals across Gloucestershire are re-launching a major campaign this month to help stop the spread of Norovirus, protect vulnerable patients and support NHS services this Winter.The high visibility 'Combat Norovirus' campaign will be profiled at Gloucestershire ... [Published Heart Radio - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: NHS, Bug, Norovirus
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Viruses can spread through office buildings within hours, study shows

It takes just a few hours for a virus to spread through an office building, hotel or healthcare facility, according to a new study, the Daily Mail reports.U.S. researchers found that when they contaminated a single doorknob or table top with a 'tracer ... [Published Aysor.am - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 4 reports

Viruses 'spread through office buildings within HOURS after just a single doorknob or table top is contaminated'

It takes just a few hours for a virus to spread through an office building, hotel or healthcare facility, according to a new study.U.S. researchers found that when they contaminated a single doorknob or table top with a 'tracer virus' it spread within ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 11 reports

A virus can spread around an entire building within just hours of contaminating one surface

A virus can spread around a whole building within two hours of coming into contact with just one surface, a new study has found. A team at the University of Arizona, Tucson found that when a virus, for example the norovirus, contaminates a single doorknob ... [Published The Independent - Sep 09 2014]

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...The CDC had issued a comparable advisory to hospitals on August 1, instructing personnel to "use a U S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered hospital disinfectant with a label claim for a non-enveloped virus...."
“People are already rooting for me out here,” he said. "I’m getting food drops after a few hundred miles or so, and it’ll mostly be from people who believe in me, and want to hear my story.”"
The ward has reopened immediately and visiting is allowed as normal. A spokesperson said: "We apologise for any inconvenience this temporary closure caused."
An NHS Highland spokeswoman said: "Closing the ward to new admissions after a positive Norovirus test is standard policy and part of our precautionary measures to protect patients as it helps reduce the spread of the virus as much as possible."

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