Outbreaks in Japan likely from contaminated seaweed facility – Food Safety News

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Food Safety News Outbreaks in Japan likely from contaminated seaweed facilityFood Safety NewsNorovirus GII.P17-GII.17 detected in stool specimens from patients. The strain is a novel variant that emerged in Asia during 2014–15, according to researchers. Food survey results showed the seaweed was served before all outbreaks. Norovirus was also …

We’ve found the cells norovirus targets—we just don’t know what … – Ars Technica

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Ars Technica We've found the cells norovirus targets—we just don't know what …Ars TechnicaTargeting a small population of cells seems to be enough for some big effects.Norovirus Infection Initiates In Intestinal Tuft CellsReliaWireall 2 news articles »

Here’s How Norovirus Takes Hold in Your Gut — and Doesn’t Let Go – Live Science

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Live Science Here's How Norovirus Takes Hold in Your Gut — and Doesn't Let GoLive ScienceNorovirus is notorious: The virus, which causes sudden vomiting and diarrhea, can spread rapidly through cruise ships and at public events. But how, exactly, does the germ take hold in the body? A new study may have the answer, and the results are …How highly contagious norovirus infection...

Royal Caribbean’s CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their hands – Business Insider

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Business Insider Royal Caribbean's CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their handsBusiness InsiderNorovirus might be a cruise line's worst nightmare. The illness, whose symptoms resemble those of food poisoning or the flu, is highly contagious, which makes a dense, enclosed space like a cruise ship the perfect environment for the illness to spread...

Visiting restrictions tightened at UHL over Norovirus – Nenagh Guardian

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Nenagh Guardian Visiting restrictions tightened at UHL over NorovirusNenagh GuardianVisiting restrictions have been tightened at University Hospital Limerick following an outbreak of the norovirus (winter vomiting bug). Until further notice, it is necessary to impose a ban on all visitors except to those visiting the Intensive Care …UHL Tightens Visiting Restrictions Amid Winter Vomiting...

Royal Caribbean’s CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their hands – Business Insider

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Business Insider Royal Caribbean's CEO says passengers would stop getting norovirus if they would just wash their handsBusiness InsiderIn an interview with Business Insider, Royal Caribbean CEO Michael Bayley said there isn't much a cruise line can do to prevent a norovirus outbreak. Even if employees maintain a high level of hygiene on the ship, one infected passenger can negate …and...

Third Raigmore Hospital in Inverness ward reopens after norovirus … – BBC News

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
BBC News Third Raigmore Hospital in Inverness ward reopens after norovirus …BBC NewsFour wards were closed to new admissions last month at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.and more »

Restaurant Reopens After Norovirus Outbreak – U.S. News & World Report

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Food Safety News Restaurant Reopens After Norovirus OutbreakU.S. News & World ReportSOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A South Burlington restaurant and pub that experienced a norovirus outbreak has reopened. The Burlington Free Press reports the Windjammer Restaurant and its Upper Deck Pub opened Sunday. Health officials said there were …Vermont officials seek public's help in norovirus...

Health Officials Investigating Restaurant Norovirus Outbreak … – U.S. News & World Report

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Seven Days Health Officials Investigating Restaurant Norovirus Outbreak …U.S. News & World ReportBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department is investigating an outbreak of norovirus at a South Burlington restaurant and pub, following more than 50 reports of illness.Windjammer Closed Until Sunday Due to Norovirus OutbreakSeven DaysWindjammer: Norovirus outbreak sickens many...

Restaurant Reopens After Norovirus Outbreak – U.S. News & World Report

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Food Safety News Restaurant Reopens After Norovirus OutbreakU.S. News & World ReportSOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A South Burlington restaurant and pub that experienced a norovirus outbreak has reopened. The Burlington Free Press reports the Windjammer Restaurant and its Upper Deck Pub opened Sunday. Health officials said there were …Vermont officials seek public's help in norovirus...