Elizabeth Bradshaw – Page 14 – NoroCORE Food Virology

Author: Elizabeth Bradshaw

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day!

Today is Global Handwashing Day, an international event that promotes good handwashing practices as a simple, low-cost method of preventing the spread of viruses such as norovirus and influenza.  The event started with schoolchildren...

Hepatitis A case under investigation in Maine

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MeCDC) issued a press release yesterday about a case of hepatitis A in Durham, Maine, after a woman serving food at a church supper was unknowingly...

Additional cruise ship outbreaks in the U.K.

Issues are continuing for one U.K. cruise line as two of their ships, the Black Watch and the Boudicca, sailing out of different home ports, are dealing with presumed norovirus outbreaks.  We recently mentioned...

Norovirus outbreak on a U.S. cruise ship

The CDC recently posted on their Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) website that the Celebrity Cruise lines ship, Celebriy Summit, has been experiencing an outbreak of norovirus during their current September 21st – October 5th...