By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Nine patients and two staff with Norovirus symptoms at Limerick hospital

THERE ARE two confirmed cases of the winter vomiting bug at a Limerick city hospital following an outbreak this week.

According to the HSE, 11 have presented with symptoms, nine of which are patients and two staff members.

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Health officials confirm UAH outbreak was norovirus

State health officials confirm the University of Alabama in Huntsville students who recently got sick tested positive for norovirus.

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Norovirus outbreak hits Brisbane hospital

A Norovirus gastro outbreak has occurred at Brisbane’s Redcliffe Hospital, prompting the closure of at least two wards.

The hospital on Wednesday admitted it was treating a number of patients with gastro illnesses such as Norovirus and encouraged all visitors to make an extra effort to wash their hands when arriving and leaving the site.

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Visiting restrictions at Cork hospital after vomiting bug incidents 

Visiting restrictions have been put in place at a Cork hospital today following cases of a vomiting bug.

The Mercy University Hospital (MUH) imposed visiting restrictions on two rooms in the hospital due to the incidence of Norovirus, a contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea.

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UA Researchers Developing New, Inexpensive Method to Detect Norovirus

A team of University of Arizona researchers led by Jeong-Yeol Yoon has created a simple, portable and inexpensive method for detecting extremely low levels of norovirus.

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