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Promising Steps Towards a Norovirus Vaccine

WebMD Health News reports promising steps towards a Norovirus vaccine.  The vaccine is still in the early stages of development, but safely stimulated immune response in a study with healthy adults.  The new vaccine...

Norovirus on “Dawn Princess” Cruise Ship

Norovirus has again earned its nickname of “the cruise ship virus.”  The Dawn Princess, of Princess Cruises, has just experienced an outbreak of Norovirus.  According to the CDC, 134 people experienced illness with symptoms...

Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreak at GMU

Developing Situation- Viral Gastroenteritis Outbreak at GMU Approximately half of a group of students attending a Congressional Award Foundation program at George Mason University last week fell ill with what has been diagnosed as...

Most Workers Admit Using Phone in Bathroom

Cellphones in the bathroom?  We’ve all seen-er, heard?- it.  According to a recent survey in the U.S. by 11mark marketing agency, 30% of men and 20% of women bring their phone with them to...

Social Media in Public Health & Education

The World Health Organization (WHO) is now using social media as a key tool in public health surveillance and communication. Read the full article: http://vaccinenewsdaily.com/world_health_organization/318884-who-relying-on-social-media-for-critical-surveillance/ Check out NoroCORE’s Facebook Page (COMING SOON) to see how...