The ingenious new tricks to beat disease – BBC News

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
The ingenious new tricks to beat disease  BBC News Technology is offering us new ways to tackle some of our oldest foes, writes Adrienne Bernhard.

Rotavirus or Norovirus: They’re both spread by poo and lousy handwashing – Barfblog

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Rotavirus or Norovirus: They’re both spread by poo and lousy handwashing  Barfblog Rotavirus is a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in children and is highly transmissible. In this study, we assessed the presence of AGE in household …

High number of stomach virus, flu cases reported at Lafayette College. And it’s expected to get worse. – lehighvalleylive.com

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
High number of stomach virus, flu cases reported at Lafayette College. And it’s expected to get worse.  lehighvalleylive.com Lafayette College’s director of health services is warning students about a contagious stomach virus and “significant influenza activity” on campus. Director of …

Nearly 100 Swimmers at a Maine Beach Were Infected With Norovirus. Here’s What You Need to Know – Health.com

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Nearly 100 Swimmers at a Maine Beach Were Infected With Norovirus. Here’s What You Need to Know  Health.com Nearly 100 people became sick with norovirus after swimming at a beach in Maine. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your children.

Oasis of the Seas’ norovirus outbreak among worst in a decade. But are cruises getting cleaner? – Orlando Sentinel

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Oasis of the Seas’ norovirus outbreak among worst in a decade. But are cruises getting cleaner?  Orlando Sentinel The most recent norovirus outbreak on Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas was the second-largest in a decade. But, overall, cruise lines are …

‘We haven’t had anything like this before’: Norovirus has spread to at least 10 schools in Salt Lake County – Salt Lake Tribune

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
‘We haven’t had anything like this before’: Norovirus has spread to at least 10 schools in Salt Lake County  Salt Lake Tribune More than 600 students stayed home from school in Utah County earlier this month — some sick with the highly contagious norovirus, but most just afraid of …

Visiting hours cut at Addenbrooke’s Hospital after norovirus outbreak – ITV News

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Visiting hours cut at Addenbrooke’s Hospital after norovirus outbreak  ITV News Visiting hours have been cut at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge due to an outbreak of norovirus. The hospital said it had seen a rise in the winter vomiting …

Oasis of the Seas’ norovirus outbreak among worst in a decade. But are cruises getting cleaner? – Lincoln Journal Star

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Oasis of the Seas’ norovirus outbreak among worst in a decade. But are cruises getting cleaner?  Lincoln Journal Star The cruise ship was about halfway through its voyage when passengers started getting sick.

Norovirus Outbreak: The Cruiser’s Guide to What’s Covered by Travel Insurance – PRNewswire

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Norovirus Outbreak: The Cruiser’s Guide to What’s Covered by Travel Insurance  PRNewswire ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Last week, a Norovirus outbreak aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise sickened hundreds and forced the …

Are YOU brushing your teeth with someone else’s poo? Experts say your toothbrush is probably covered in f – The Sun

An electron micrograph of the Norovirus, with 27-32nm-sized viral particles (from CDC)
Are YOU brushing your teeth with someone else’s poo? Experts say your toothbrush is probably covered in f  The Sun Toothbrushes are the perfect breeding ground for germs and can get contaminated with potentially deadly bugs including E. coli and norovirus.