By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenew Public Health — Seattle & King County reports investigating  an outbreak of norovirus-like illness with vomiting, diarrhea, body aches, and chills associated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Connecticut state and local health officials are collaborating on the investigation of an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness involving Gerry’s Donuts in Ellington. Laboratory...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating multiple outbreaks of norovirus around the state. The Department is recommending precautions be taken,...

Flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet. A variety of pathogens are usually found in stagnant...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) is urging people to take extra precautions to avoid getting sick from norovirus as officials report an increase in norovirus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Clusters of a virus known to cause stomach flu are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection, according to new research co-led by Danmeng Shuai, Ph.D., an...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Mesa County Public Health (MCPH) reports seeing an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) illness, suspected norovirus, in child care centers in the county. Health officials...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Taiwan CDC is reporting the number of visits to hospitals for diarrhea has recently increased, and the pathogens detected in cluster incidents are mainly norovirus, and most...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In New Zealand, Auckland health officials are reporting a dramatic increase in norovirus outbreaks, in fact a tenfold increase, in the region’s early learning services (ELSs)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that a number of norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships last year are associated with frozen...