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NoroCORE & K-12 Outreach

NoroCORE’s outreach activities also extend to participating in K-12 education outreach.  Recently, collaborators from NCSU and NCCU presented a norovirus workshop called “Outbreak! Attack of the Norovirus!” for NC educators.  NoroCORE collaborators Dr. Lynette...

Nasal Spray to Protect Against Stomach Flu?

Nasal Spray to Protect Against Stomach Flu?

A simple nasal spray treatment shows promise for offering immunity against noroviruses, the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis. In these early studies, the treatment was about 60% effective. Further efforts are underway to improve efficacy, as well as fulfill regulatory testing that would eventually be necessary for FDA approval. Of note, Dr. Robert Atmar, a member of the USDA-NIFA Food Virology Collaborative, is the lead author on this paper.