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Notable November norovirus news

It’s that time of year again, and amid holiday planning and preparations the noroviruses have likewise been busy across the globe. Here are some of the recent happenings. The Beaumont and St. Joseph’s Hospitals...

Hand Hygiene in Hospitals

Norovirus outbreaks peak in the winter months. With the emergence of the new Sydney strain, last year’s norovirus season hit hard, particularly in the UK. Thousands of confirmed cases and an estimate of over...

Where to start?

Things are still active in the world of food borne viruses this season, in spite of the advent of spring.  There are outbreaks to report and updates on outbreaks already reported, and European hospitals...

Norovirus Outbreak at Dance Competition

A dance competition last week at TCU Place in Saskatoon saw an outbreak of norovirus. Up to 500 of the approximately 1000 people present became ill with gastrointestinal symptoms. Both dancers and their families...

Norovirus still going strong…

Norovirus is still going strong, in spite of the arrival of spring. Outbreaks of the virus peak during the winter months, but can occur any time of the year. The month of March was...