A norovirus that causes vomiting and diarrhea and is particularly harsh on the young is sweeping across the Boston area during school vacation week.

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  • Norovirus Spreads to US
    Norovirus is spreading across the US. It is now accounting for about 60 percent of norovirus outbreaks, according to report released Thursday January 24 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year, norovirus causes an estimated 21 million ...
    09/23/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Aerosolised Vomit Spreads Norovirus
    In a recent study, a team of US scientists wanted to study how norovirus, a nasty stomach bug that commonly causes food poisoning, could be spread by vomiting. So they built a vomit machine. More than 20 million people in the US catch norovirus every year ...
    08/29/2015 - 7:48 am | View Link
  • Sick! Vomitting robot throws up green Jell-o to show how quickly norovirus spreads though the AIR
    A vomiting robot has been invented that shows how the norovirus spreads so quickly. The dreaded virus causes vomiting and diarrhoea and can even prove deadly. The machine suggests that the norovirus is likely contracted via airborne particles expelled when ...
    08/20/2015 - 2:54 am | View Link
  • Yuck! Vomit Machine Shows Why Norovirus Spreads So Fast
    Researchers have invented a "vomiting machine" that demonstrates just why the nauseating norovirus spreads so far and so fast. The nasty stomach bug can infect hundreds of passengers on a cruise ship, or every single person who sits at the same restaurant ...
    08/19/2015 - 12:28 pm | View Link
  • Norovirus Spreads by Air on Cruise Ships
    Researchers in Canada have concluded that norovirus can spread by air, according to a publication in the highly respected Clinical Infectious Diseases. Eight doctors participated in a study of norovirus and determined that norovirus can be transmitted in ...
    05/6/2015 - 8:56 am | View Link
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  • Norovirus | Home | CDC
    Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone. You can get it from an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces.
    10/4/2015 - 9:17 am | View Website
  • Prevent the Spread of Norovirus | Features | CDC
    Norovirus spreads quickly. It is found in the vomit and stool of infected people. You can get it by: Eating food or drinking liquids that are contaminated with norovirus
    10/4/2015 - 7:44 am | View Website
  • Norovirus
    With cruise ship "outbreaks" regularly appearing in the news, awareness of Norovirus -- an extremely common and highly contagious virus that causes gastroenteritis ...
    10/4/2015 - 4:59 am | View Website
  • Norovirus (Norwalk Virus) | FoodSafety.gov
    Norovirus (Norwalk Virus) Noroviruses are the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis (infection of the stomach and intestines) in the United States.
    10/3/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Website
  • Norovirus
    Norovirus, sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug in the UK, is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans. It affects people of all ages. The virus ...
    10/2/2015 - 11:24 pm | View Website
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