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The Contagion® Norovirus specialty page provides norovirus-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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New Discovery Sheds Light on How Norovirus Works and Ways to Stop It
Researchers still know very little about just how norovirus works, but a new study has shed light on how norovirus gets into cells and causes disease.
Study Finds Food and Healthcare Workers More Susceptible to Norovirus
Individuals who handle foods in the course of their work, as well as those working in healthcare settings, have a higher risk for infection with highly contagious, gastroenteritis-inducing noroviruses when an outbreak occurs where they work.
Source of Norovirus Outbreak in Florida School Still Unknown
Approximately 20 staff members from an elementary school in Casselberry, Florida are believed to have contracted norovirus infections last week, a school official confirmed with Contagion.
Most Common Cause of Gastroenteritis May Soon be Preventable
A norovirus vaccine developed by Takeda is the first and only one to be tested in human trials.
Studies Highlight Worldwide Economic Burden of Norovirus Gastroenteritis
Each year, norovirus infection is responsible for an estimated 684 million episodes of diarrhea and 212,000 deaths worldwide, and results in approximately $4.2 billion in healthcare costs and $60.3 billion in societal costs, a new report has highlighted.
Norovirus Infections Spread like Wildfire: Recent Outbreaks Sicken Hundreds (*Thousands)
Several universities across the country and three cruise lines experience severe norovirus outbreaks, numbers totaling in the thousands.
College Officials Still Don't Know What Has Sickened 174 Students
In just about 24 hours, the number of students at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania experiencing an unidentified stomach illness has increased from 40 to 174.
Researchers Grow Human Norovirus Culture
Hoping their discovery will lead to novel treatments, University of Florida researchers have successfully manufactured the human norovirus in a cell culture dish.
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