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Suffolk: Norovirus symptoms after Bayport-Blue Point trip

Newsday - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nearly half the 50 students and adults from the Bayport-Blue Point school district who went on a school trip to Spain last month returned with symptoms consistent with the norovirus, Suffolk County health officials said Friday. Of the 44 students and ...

Norovirus outbreak investigated at Fife hotel

The Courier - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Health chiefs in Fife are investigating an outbreak of norovirus at a Fife hotel, it has been revealed. NHS Fife officials say they have been working closely with Fife Council's environmental health team and Health Protection Scotland to investigate a ...

Health bosses in warning after increase in norovirus cases

STV News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A statement from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said none of the patients are giving any cause for concern due to norovirus.

Norovirus Outbreak Confirmed Onboard Fred. Olsen's Balmoral Cruise Ship, More Passengers Reported Sick

Cruise Critic - ‎May 4, 2016‎
(Updated: 1:00 p.m. EDT, May 4th): A further 20 passengers have reported illness overnight. Fred. Olsen emphasized that the illness had not at this stage been confirmed as norovirus, "but we wish to take every precaution," and cancel the planned visit.

Disney Cruise Line Passengers Sickened at Sea Due to Norovirus Outbreak

Huffington Post - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Whatever policies and procedures Disney typically utilizes to prevent this type of disaster failed on this cruise, and I am sure they are scrambling to figure out where the procedure broke down.

Norovirus confirmed at Westmorland General Hospital

Cumbria Crack - ‎9 hours ago‎
Angela Richards, Matron for Infection Prevention and Control, at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), said: “I can confirm that the Norovirus has caused sickness and/or diarrhea amongst patients and staff on Ward 6 at ...

Norovirus warning from Cornwall NHS

Looe Today - ‎12 hours ago‎
Amid a further spike in emergency admissions at Cornwall's biggest hospital and a high level of the diarrhoea and sickness bug, Norovirus, circulating in the community, the NHS is asking the public for their continued support in using alternative ...
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Norovirus outbreak on cruise ship docked in Norfolk

13newsnow.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
(WVEC) -- Dozens of people on board a cruise ship docked in Norfolk have been sickened by a norovirus. The UK-based "Balmoral" is from Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, and is docked at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center.

Stay away if you have Norovirus warns Weston General Hospital

ITV News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Norovirus is currently hitting North Somerset hard with schools and nursing homes in the region suffering outbreaks of the virus.

WHAT'S GOING AROUND: Norovirus

WILX-TV - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Dr. Dennis Perry at McLaren Greater Lansing Primary Care has seen several cases of norovirus lately. Norovirus causes vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, fever, headache, body aches and dehydration.
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Norovirus outbreak infects thousands in northern Spain

The Guardian - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Catalan health officials have declared the norovirus outbreak to be over since no new case has been detected in the past week.
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Norovirus costs the world some £44 billion per year, says new study

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A common, highly contagious and sometimes deadly stomach bug known as norovirus costs the world some £44 billion per year, mainly in lost productivity, researchers said on Tuesday.
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Norovirus outbreak shuts two Warwick Hospital wards to visitors

Coventry Telegraph - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Wards at Warwick Hospital have been closed to visitors because of an outbreak of norovirus. A total of 16 patients have suffered sickness and/or diarrhoea said South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the site.
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Norovirus 2016 outbreak update: Stomach flu affects Carleton College in Minnesota and docked cruise ship in Virginia

Bel Marra Health - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Norovirus 2016 outbreak Norovirus (stomach flu) has affected students at Carleton College in Minnesota. At least 22 students have been affected thus far, and it is suspected that the illness originated from the Hogan Brothers' Acoustic Cafe in ...
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Four million people struck by norovirus every year

Peterborough Telegraph - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The research, published in the journal Plos One, suggests that the cost of norovirus is not properly understood. The authors point out that norovirus is not routinely tested for and that there is no vaccine or treatment for it. They say they hope their ...

Bottled Water Strikes Thousands With Norovirus

Water Online (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
“On April 25, the health department in Catalonia said that more than 4,100 people in the region came down with vomiting and diarrhea, symptoms of the notorious 'stomach bug' called norovirus, between April 11 and April 18. The illnesses were linked to ...

Norovirus Outbreak Sickens Carleton College Students

Food Poisoning Bulletin - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A norovirus outbreak has sickened at least 22 Carleton students, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Public health officials think that the students were sickened after they ate at Hogan Brothers' Acoustic Cafe in Northfield, Minnesota.

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
While norovirus is often linked in the news to outbreaks on cruise ships, the highly contagious stomach bug sickens nearly 700 million around the world every year and results in roughly $4.2 billion in health care costs and $60.3 billion in societal ...
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Possible Norovirus outbreak closes middle school

WKBW-TV - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Norovirus mimics the flue in that it causes nausea, vomiting, low-grade fever, muscle aches and weakness, and abdominal pain, among other symptoms, which begin to appear 12- to 48-hours after exposure.
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Norovirus sickens 12 at Wilsonville senior center

KOIN.com - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
WILSONVILLE, Ore. (KOIN) - A dozen elderly people in Wilsonville were sickened in a norovirus outbreak that started Thursday, officials confirmed.
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