Description: Norovirus definition is - any of a genus (Norovirus) of small, round, single-stranded RNA viruses that includes a single species (species Norwalk virus) with various strains causing gastroenteritis in people and animals (such as cows, pigs, and dogs).
Description: You may hear norovirus illness be called “food poisoning”, “stomach flu”, or “stomach bug.” Noroviruses are the leading cause of foodborne illness. But, other germs and chemicals can also cause foodborne illness. Norovirus illness is not related to the flu, which is caused by influenza virus.
Description: Define norovirus. norovirus synonyms, norovirus pronunciation, norovirus translation, English dictionary definition of norovirus. n. Any of a genus of caliciviruses, formerly called Norwalk viruses, that cause acute gastroenteritis. n a virus which is a common cause of gastroenteritis
Description: Norovirus: Facts for Food Workers Norovirus spreads easily and can make you very sick with diarrhea, throwing up, and stomach pain. All food workers should know how to prevent the spread of norovirus. Foods contaminated with norovirus can make people sick Norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food in the United States.
Description: Norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, causes diarrhea and vomiting but usually clears up by itself in a few days. Norovirus outbreak shuts ward Norovirus often causes violent diarrhoea and …
Description: Times, Sunday Times (2013) The sickness is most commonly caused by norovirus or food poisoning, according to the NHS. Times, Sunday Times ( 2013 ) Previous studies found copper is effective against norovirus, flu and superbugs such as MRSA.
Description: Medical Definition of Norovirus Norovirus: A group of viruses that are a common cause of food poisoning and acute gastroenteritis ("stomach flu ") that can strike quickly with force and make a person feel very sick but which typically resolves within 2-3 days.
Description: Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Infection is characterized by diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. Blood is not usually present. Fever or headaches may also occur. This usually develops 12 to 48 hours after being exposed.
Description: A Massachusetts college closes down after over 100 students fall ill with norovirus infections ... It's possible that there are more cases now than in the past because of the way food is prepared ...
Description: How to Prevent Norovirus Infection. Good hygiene is the key to preventing a norovirus infection, especially when you are close to a lot of other people.
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