Norovirus

Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Infection is characterized by non-bloody diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Fever or headaches may also occur. Symptoms usually develop 12 to 48 hours after being exposed, and recovery typically occurs within 1 to 3 days. Complications are uncommon, but may include dehydration, especially in the young, the old, and those with other health problems. The virus is usually spread by the fecal–oral route. This may be through contaminated food or water or person-to-person contact. It may also spread via contaminated surfaces or through air from the vomit of an infected person. Risk factors include unsanitary food preparation and sharing close quarters. Diagnosis is generally based on symptoms. Confirmatory testing is not usually available but may be performed during outbreaks by public health agencies. Prevention involves proper hand washing and disinfection of contaminated surfaces.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norovirus

Health department detects norovirus at Creekside High School

After an alarming amount of Creekside High School students were home sick with a stomach bug last...

discovered 3 months ago on First Coast News
Norovirus: symptoms, signs and treatment for the winter vomiting bug, and how long it lasts

Symptoms start suddenly within one to two days of being infected

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
'Norovirus-like' outbreak strikes Victoria hockey tournament

A Bantam hockey tournament was cut short after a possible Norovirus outbreak among some of the...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
1 case of Norovirus confirmed at St. Johns County school

One case of Norovirus was confirmed at a St. Johns County school last week, but authorities will not...

discovered 3 months ago on WJXT Jacksonville
Norovirus believed to be behind multiple school closings across the country

The St. Johns County School District confirmed that at least one student has a case of norovirus and...

discovered 3 months ago on First Coast News
Stomach flu outbreak terrorizes school in Washington state, sickening over 100 students, staff

A nasty Norovirus outbreak is terrorizing Washington state, forcing hundreds of kids to stay home...

discovered 3 months ago on USA Today
Norovirus case confirmed in St. Johns County School District after hundreds of students fell ill

A case of Norovirus was confirmed in the St. Johns County school district days after more than a...

discovered 3 months ago on First Coast News
Norovirus outbreak closes Washington school; more than 100 students, staff sickened

An elementary school in Seattle is closed Friday due to an outbreak of the highly contagious ...

discovered 3 months ago on Fox News
Possible Norovirus Outbreak, Over 100 Sick, Shuts Down Seattle School

Here is a computer illustration of norovirus, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and ... [+]...

discovered 3 months ago on Forbes
Hospital reopens after norovirus outbreak

A hospital has reopened to visitors more than a week after it closed due to a norovirus outbreak. Hywel Dda health board closed Prince Philip Hospital in...

discovered 3 months ago on BBC News
43 people sickened in norovirus outbreak at Seattle's Brave Horse Tavern

At least 43 people have been sickened by an outbreak of norovirus-like illness - including vomiting,...

discovered 3 months ago on seattlepi.com
Wisconsin school closes after 30% of students call out sick

A Wisconsin elementary school has shut down temporarily, officials said Friday after nearly a third...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Mail
Norovirus outbreak closes comprehensive school

A comprehensive school has been forced to close because of an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug norovirus. Finham Park School in Coventry said it would...

discovered 3 months ago on BBC News
Norovirus outbreak temporarily closes Wisconsin elementary school: officials

A suspected norovirus outbreak has temporarily closed an elementary school in Wisconsin, school...

discovered 3 months ago on Fox News
Thursday evening news briefing: Jeremy Corbyn personally accused in leaked anti-Semitism dossier

The Telegraph will be running an exclusive 24-hour pop-up WhatsApp group giving you a front-row seat...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Telegraph
Winter vomiting bug sees twice as many hospital beds closed as last year

Health officials have warned that winter vomiting bug is on the rise, with twice as many hospital...

discovered 3 months ago on The Telegraph via Yahoo News UK
Wetherspoons pub forced to close after norovirus outbreak

A Wetherspoons pub was forced to close after customers and staff got norovirus and were left...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Mail
Norovirus forces hospitals to close more than 1,100 beds in a week as cases soar

NHS England says people who get the norovirus bug, which causes vomiting and diarrhoea, should stay...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
Norovirus: What is the winter vomiting bug and how can it be treated?

While many revel in the arrival of the colder months, excited to join in the celebrations of the...

discovered 3 months ago on The Independent via Yahoo News
Winter vomiting bug closes 1,100 NHS beds as flu and A&E demand heap pressure on hospitals

A national alert has been issued by NHS England over the spate of norovirus cases which have led to...

discovered 3 months ago on The Independent via Yahoo News UK
Norovirus closes 1,100 hospital beds in England

Hospitals in England closed more than 1,100 beds in the past week because of the winter vomiting bug norovirus. NHS officials are urging people with the...

discovered 3 months ago on BBC News
Norovirus shuts 1,100 NHS beds in a WEEK

Norovirus outbreaks have caused the NHS to shut more than 1,100 hospital beds in England in the last week. Health chiefs are urging people to avoid...

discovered 3 months ago on Daily Mail
Norovirus outbreaks lead to closure of 1,100 hospital beds in just one week as 'winter vomiting bug'...

Norovirus has forced hospitals in England to close 1,100 beds in just one week - with one facility...

discovered 3 months ago on Yahoo News UK
Norovirus forces school districts to close for decontamination

On November 25, Greater Albany Public Schools in Albany, Oregon, announced a district-wide closure...

discovered 3 months ago on TMJ4 Milwaukee
Mesa County schools to reopen this week after suspected norovirus outbreak

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Schools in a western Colorado district will reopen after a suspected...

discovered 3 months ago on FOX 31 Denver
Norovirus outbreak plagues Air Force Academy

About 400 cadets at the Air Force Academy — one in every 10 — have been laid low by the norovirus since late October, according to academy officials. ...

discovered 4 months ago on New York Post
Passengers from Norwegian Joy cruise ship treated for illness for the second time in a week

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics treated 10 people aboard the Norwegian Joy cruise ship for...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Cruise ship passengers sick for 2nd time in a week

It's the second time in a week passengers were treated for illness after returning from a trip aboard the vessel. The patients, on a Mexican Riviera...

discovered 4 months ago on WPTV West Palm Beach
At least 10 more passengers have gotten sick on the Norwegian Joy cruise ship after 6 people fell...

Last week, six other passengers were diagnosed with "possible norovirus" on the same ship. The...

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider
Passengers from Norwegian Joy cruise ship are treated for illness for the second time in a week -...

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics treated 10 people aboard the Norwegian Joy cruise ship for...

discovered 4 months ago on KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Suspected norovirus hits nearly 200 school pupils

Nearly 200 pupils at a Carmarthen secondary school are off sick with suspected norovirus. Carmarthenshire council confirmed 193 of the 893 pupils at...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Contagious norovirus closes school for 20,000 Colorado students

A school district serving some 22,000 students in Colorado has been shut down after hundreds of...

discovered 4 months ago on New York Post
'Norovirus outbreaks' leave schools closed as dozens suffer vomiting bug

Schools across Northern Ireland have shut down after a Norovirus outbreak. Up to 150 pupils called...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mirror
Ten NI schools close due to winter vomiting bug

Two north Down post-primaries, St Columbanus' College and Bangor Academy, were the latest to announce temporary closure. Both will be shut on Friday for...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Bug closes schools and Icelandic power hook-up

It says one school, Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College decided to close after 800 of its 1,600 students were unable to attend due to the Norovirus....

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Norovirus outbreak suspected at Arlington Public Schools; classes canceled Friday

Investigators with the Three Rivers Public Health Department suspect the students have norovirus,...

discovered 4 months ago on Omaha World-Herald
No extra transfer tests for sick children

Hundreds of children across Northern Ireland have been sick this week, causing schools to close for deep cleans in a bid to stem the spread of the...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
AQE transfer test advice following norovirus outbreaks

Dr Barr said: "We are extremely sorry that a number of children are sick due to the norovirus and we...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
What Is Norovirus?

Norovirus is a highly contagious infectious disease that causes vomiting and diarrhea. Norovirus (formerly known as Norwalk-like virus) is an infectious...

discovered 4 months ago on Journal of the American Medical Association
Nine NI schools close due to winter vomiting bug

North Down post-primaries, St Columbanus' College and Bangor Academy, were the latest to announce temporary closure. Both will be shut on Friday for a...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Several schools closed due to winter viruses

Several schools in West Yorkshire have been forced to shut due to outbreaks of norovirus and flu. Four schools in Bradford have closed as well as two in...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Schools forced to shut this week after norovirus outbreaks

More schools and hospital wards have been forced to shut due to outbreaks of the highly contagious ...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
5 everyday places cold and flu viruses linger

If you touch something in a public place it's quite possible for someone to have deposited viruses onto the surface,” Dr Ackerley said. places cold and...

discovered 4 months ago on Yahoo Style UK
Gut microbes alter characteristics of norovirus infection

IMAGE: A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals details...

discovered 4 months ago on EurekAlert!
Norovirus Outbreak In Cruise Ship Gets 'Hundreds' Of Passengers Sick

The cruise ship, Norwegian Joy was reportedly struck by an outbreak of Norovirus that made hundreds...

discovered 4 months ago on International Business Times
What Places In The UK Have Been Infected By The Winter Vomiting Virus

Also known as the winter vomiting bug, norovirus is causing mayhem in many counties and cities...

discovered 4 months ago on International Business Times
'Norovirus outbreaks' close number of Northern Ireland schools

AQE students have missed their tests and one school has cancelled its Christmas pantomime

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Cruise ship passengers sickened in suspected norovirus outbreak

Hundreds of passengers disembarked a cruise ship in Los Angeles after a suspected norovirus outbreak. Six were evaluated by paramedics and four were transported to local hospitals for further treatment.

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Norwegian cruise line Ship docks after several people become ill

One passenger who was on board claimed the ship had been dealing with a suspected norovirus outbreak...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Norovirus outbreak reportedly hits Norwegian Cruise Line ship, sickening many passengers

A cruise ship reportedly was struck by an outbreak of Norovirus. Photos of the ship returning to the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, Calif., have surfaced on social media ...

discovered 4 months ago on Fox News
Suspected norovirus outbreak closes school

A school has closed after children and teachers were infected with what is thought to be the norovirus winter vomiting bug. Cheadle Hulme School closed...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Suspected norovirus outbreak shuts down Colorado school district

Classes in an entire school district in Colorado have been canceled Thursday and Friday after a...

discovered 4 months ago on NBC NEWS
Norovirus spreads at Air Force Academy, 400 cadets impacted

COLORADO SPRINGS — Hundreds of cadets have been coming down with symptoms of the stomach flu at the...

discovered 4 months ago on FOX21 Colorado Springs
Lego brick show event hit by 'Norovirus' as dozens fall ill with vomiting bug

Dozens of people came down with Norovirus-like symptoms after they attended a huge Lego event in...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mirror
Suspected Norovirus Outbreak Closes 46 Colorado Schools

Thousands of students in Colorado were out of school Thursday because of a suspected outbreak of ...

discovered 4 months ago on US News & World Report
Norovirus strikes 60 schools - here’s what to do if your child becomes ill

If you have diarrhoea or vomiting that is 48 hours after you have had symptoms and if you have flu...

discovered 4 months ago on Yahoo Style UK
Beautician told by client not to rebook appointment despite illness

A beautician who asked a client if she could re-book their lip appointment as her daughter had...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Colorado school system shuts down 46 schools amid ‘extremely contagiou

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A Colorado school system shuttered nearly four dozen schools Thursday amid a...

discovered 4 months ago on WHIO-TV 7 Dayton
'Norovirus outbreak' hits dozens of schools

Pupils in about 60 schools across north-east England have been sent home due to symptoms of flu and norovirus. Public Health England said it could not...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Highly contagious norovirus shuts down 46 Colorado schools

Tens of thousands of students in Colorado are not allowed to go back to school until next month, as...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Norovirus warning as 60 schools are hit by the winter vomiting bug

Hundreds of people have been struck down by a nasty vomiting bug across England that has forced...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mirror
The Latest: Norovirus Outbreak Affects Air Force Academy

The Air Force Academy outside Colorado Springs says that 400 cadets have been sickened by norovirus since October but that the outbreak hasn’t disrupted classes. The Gazette ...

discovered 4 months ago on US News & World Report
Suspected norovirus outbreak closes 46 Colorado schools

Thousands of students in Colorado were out of school Thursday because of a suspected outbreak of ...

discovered 4 months ago on ABC News
Suspected norovirus outbreak shuts down school district

Classes in an entire school district in Colorado have been canceled Thursday and Friday after a...

discovered 4 months ago on NBC NEWS
Norovirus warning as vomiting bug rates are 26% higher than average

Dozens of schools in England have been hit by outbreaks of an illness thought to be the winter...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Virus Outbreak Shuts Down 46 Colorado Schools, Is It Norovirus?

Is norovirus, pictured here, the cause of the outbreak in Colorado? When the virus may be norovirus,...

discovered 4 months ago on Forbes
Third Ward residents file lawsuit against Turkey Leg Hut, call eatery a 'public health risk'

Popular Houston restaurant Turkey Leg Hut is being sued by neighbors. The lawsuit was filed in state...

discovered 4 months ago on FOX 35 Orlando
6 foods you should never eat on a cruise

The Centers for Disease Control even has "Vessel Sanitation Programs" in place to help minimize the risk of these contagious outbreaks. As part of this...

discovered 4 months ago on AOL
Norovirus outbreak forces Sun Princess cruise passengers, crew to evacuate after hundreds sickened

A norovirus outbreak forced passengers and crew aboard a Princess Cruises sailing to evacuate the ship Wednesday, the final day of the trip. Approximately 229 passengers had ...

discovered 4 months ago on Fox News
Timeline: The trials of Scotland's super hospital

The QEUH had to cancel 14 operations on a single day due to winter pressures from flu, respiratory infections and norovirus. 12 February: NHSGGC...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Norovirus cases on the rise in Lewis & Clark County

With the upcoming holidays, and travel associated with them, Lewis and Clark Public Health are asking people to help prevent the spread of illnesses. “We...

discovered 4 months ago on KBZK Bozeman
Cruise ship evacuates 2,000 passengers in Singapore after virus

The Sun Princess cruise ship departed Fremantle, Western Australia, bound for Singapore on November...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
Suspected Norovirus Closes 2 Grand Junction Middle Schools Until After Thanksgiving Break

Some students in Grand Junction won't have school until after Thanksgiving break due to widespread...

discovered 4 months ago on CBS Denver
Five Mesa County schools closed temporarily due to suspected norovirus

Five Mesa County schools will be closed temporarily for disinfecting because of an illness that is...

discovered 4 months ago on Denver Post
400 cadets at the Air Force Academy hit with symptoms of Norovirus

The United States Air Force Academy has not declared an outbreak at this time, but the Chief of...

discovered 4 months ago on Colorado Springs Gazette
Suspected norovirus outbreak shuts two schools

Two primary schools have been forced to shut after pupils and staff were taken ill with suspected norovirus. St Mary's Catholic Primary School in Jarrow,...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Cruise Ship Passengers Should Never Touch Rails For This Scary Reason

Cruises are a great holiday time and many treat cruise ship leisure as a great time for partying...

discovered 4 months ago on International Business Times
Why Hand-Washing Beats Hand Sanitizers

Proper hand-washing with soap and water is one of the best ways to protect yourself during the cold and flu season, an expert says. It's the length of...

discovered 4 months ago on WebMD
You're probably not washing your hands long enough, and it could be making you sick

It takes at least 20 seconds of hand-washing to remove harmful germs. Avoid using hot water to wash...

discovered 4 months ago on INSIDER via Yahoo News
Boy, 4, dies of dehydration and sickness bug after 'five-hour wait for doctor'

A four-year-old boy who died after contracting norovirus may have waited up to five hours before he...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mirror
Hundreds Get Sick on Cruises Despite Industry Improvements

Every year, millions of passengers board a cruise to go on vacation but those plans can change...

discovered 4 months ago on NBC Miami
Nutrition Break: Norovirus is a nasty stomach bug

No one likes to get sick, especially with a stomach bug.

discovered 4 months ago on Grand Island Independent
Norovirus outbreak in California state prison sickens 70

Several inmates at the California Institute for Men in Chino reported gastrointestinal symptoms at...

discovered 4 months ago on Sacramento Bee via Yahoo News
Norovirus: symptoms and signs of winter vomiting bug, and how it spreads

Symptoms start suddenly within one to two days of being infected

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Primary school closed after norovirus outbreak

A primary school and nursery in Glasgow has been closed after an outbreak of the norovirus vomiting bug. Children and staff at St Angela's Primary in...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News
Norovirus could spread through SHOPPING TROLLEYS, NHS staff warn

A Welsh hospital board has warned people to wash their hands after going to the supermarket because...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail