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Health Unit investigation confirms Norovirus at Valhalla functionHEALTH

Tbnewswatch.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
After an investigation into the cause of the outbreak at the Valhalla Inn on May 14, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of norovirus. Norovirus causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The virus is usually spread through food or water, contaminated ...
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Royal Berkshire Hospital norovirus outbreak downgraded

getreading - ‎13 hours ago‎
If you do visit the hospital you will be expected to wash your hands with soap and water before entering and exiting wards as alcoholic hand gel is ineffective against the virus.

Nottinghamshire couple describe Norovirus 'quarantine'

BBC News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Speaking to 5 Live's Sarah Brett, Gillian said she had "all the classic symptoms of Norovirus... It comes on very suddenly, that's the problem".

Weekly Pond(er) Week 9: New campus buildings, norovirus, a Shasta-sized incident

Oregon Daily Emerald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Today in my history lecture, I had a hard time listening to a lesson about sexually transmitted diseases during the Victorian Era because of the loud sounds of machinery going on across the street.
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Cleaners move into Norovirus primary school

BBC News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Cleaners are moving into a Staffordshire primary school to try to eradicate traces of Norovirus which affected 103 children and eight staff.
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School hit by norovirus set to reopen

Lancashire Evening Post - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Pupils are expected to return to school tomorrow after an outbreak of a vomiting virus. Children were turned away from Kingsfold Primary School in Penwortham on Friday after it was reported some children had suffered from the symptoms of norovirus.

Boston College commencement speaker makes joke about Chipotle norovirus outbreak

Boston.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
“You were here for the terrible Boston Marathon terrorism events, the terrible snow storm, and, as I understand, the perils of fast food became also known to this class,” he said.
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Norovirus confirmed as source of widespread illness connected to Lansing Carrabba's

MLive.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
LANSING, MI - The health department confirmed that complaints of gastrointestinal illness are connected to a norovirus outbreak from a Lansing-area Carrabba's Italian Grill.
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More hospital restrictions following possible Norovirus outbreak

SooToday.com - ‎May 15, 2016‎
SAULT STE. MARIE - Sault Area Hospital (SAH) has seen an increase in the number of patients presenting to the Emergency Department exhibiting Norovirus-like symptoms. Effective immediately, the Emergency Department will be closed to visitors until ...
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Hospital lifts emergency Norovirus restrictions

SooToday.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Sault Area Hospital (SAH) has now lifted visitor restrictions in the Emergency Department. The restrictions were in place due to an increase in Norovirus-like symptoms. The hospital continues to encourage one visitor per person in the Emergency Department.
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Norovirus suspected in Swan Club catering hall illnesses

News 12 Long Island - ‎May 19, 2016‎
WOODBURY - Norovirus may have sickened dozens of people who ate at the Swan Club in Roslyn, according to the catering venue.
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Travel question of the day: Simon Calder on cruising and Norovirus

The Independent - ‎May 13, 2016‎
A Not without losing some or all of your money. Norovirus is a very unpleasant gastro-intestinal disease that spreads easily in crowded and confined spaces, such as cruise ships.
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Classes Resume at Mass. School After Norovirus Outbreak

NECN - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Despite a nasty norovirus outbreak, classes were held Friday at the Woodville School in Wakefield, Massachusetts, but more than half the student body was absent.

Norovirus sickens over 150 at Wakefield school

My Fox Boston - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Wakefield Board of Health director Ruth Clay told FOX25 that a presumed norovirus has hit 30-35 percent of the school. On Wednesday, 110 children called in sick and another 38 were sent home.
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Norovirus suspected in Carrabba's closure

Lansing State Journal - ‎May 12, 2016‎
DELTA TWP. - A norovirus infection is suspected as the illness that sickened more than a dozen people and prompted Carrabba's Italian Grill near the Lansing Mall to close for two days this week, the Barry-Eaton Health Department said Thursday.
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Ward shut at Glasgow hospital after Norovirus outbreak

Glasgow Evening Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A WARD at a Glasgow hospital has been closed to new patients after an outbreak of Norovirus. One ward at the Langlands Unit at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus is not accepting new patients as a result of an increased incidence of the ...

More than 30 visiting scientists infected with norovirus

Santa Fe New Mexican - ‎May 16, 2016‎
More than 30 top scientists attending a symposium in Santa Fe earlier this month were sickened in an outbreak of norovirus.
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Possible Norovirus at University of Oregon

KEZI TV - ‎May 12, 2016‎
According to the university, at least 34 students have reported symptoms common with the norovirus. Although it is unconfirmed whether all the cases are linked to norovirus, an email alert sent out by the university health center said several cases of ...

Suspected norovirus shuts Shipston hospital ward and unit to visitors

Coventry Telegraph - ‎May 16, 2016‎
A statement posted on the South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust's website said: “Ellen Badger Hospital's ward and minor injuries unit are closed for visiting due to suspected norovirus. “Visiting is permitted on compassionate grounds only where you ...

Norovirus cases in Herefordshire hospitals linked to visitors

Ross Gazette - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Strict infection control measures have been reinforced across hospitals in Herefordshire, following patients contracting the Norovirus from visitors. The Norovirus, a highly contagious virus, has caused the closure of three hospital wards in the last ...
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