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Suspected norovirus outbreak at a trampoline park

A trampoline park in Washington state voluntarily closed for cleaning after a dozen children became ill with norovirus-like symptoms, and for at least some of the cases it was following a birthday party held...

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Ben’s Norovirus Nightmare

You might know Dr. Ben Chapman from his famous barfblog posts, and here he shares a particularly messy norovirus nightmare he experienced a few years ago with his son.   Name: Ben Chapman Institution:...

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September is National Food Safety Month

We like to say food can become contaminated at any point along the farm-to-fork continuum, and good food safety practices are not just key for preventing norovirus infections (the most common cause of foodborne...

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Norovirus outbreak on the Grandeur of the Seas

Around 1% of norovirus outbreaks are believed to occur on cruise ships, but they often attract media attention and can lead to large numbers of people becoming infected. Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas...