Description: Trends and Outbreaks. Norovirus outbreaks are common. This is because the virus spreads very easily and quickly from infected people to others, and through contaminated foods and surfaces. Outbreaks happen throughout the year, but they occur most often from November to April.
Description: Jan 11, 2019 · Since norovirus is a virus and not bacteria, antibiotics will not treat the infection. If you are sick from norovirus, drink plenty of liquids to replace fluid lost from vomiting and diarrhea.
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: Jan 10, 2019 · Norovirus outbreak sickens 277 passengers on Oasis of the Seas The Royal Caribbean cruise ship turned back early en route to Jamaica. Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship.
Description: A norovirus outbreak has sickened dozens of residents at Boutwells Landing in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota. That is a senior living facility. The first illnesses were reported on January 4, 2019.
Description: An outbreak of Norovirus struck more than 100 passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas – one of the largest cruise ships in the world – as it arrived in Jamaica on Wednesday.
Description: 5 days ago · Virus outbreak that affected 65 at West Milford assisted-living facility is declared over. Norovirus sickened at least 65 people at the facility over the past four weeks, a township health ...
Description: When you hear about a norovirus outbreak, cruise ships may be the first thing that comes to mind. But the nasty virus that many people refer to as the “stomach bug” or “stomach flu” is more common than you may realize, and there have been multiple outbreaks this year.
Description: Norovirus outbreak: Why it's easy to catch and hard to get rid of. The infectious disease — also known as the stomach bug, stomach "flu" and winter vomiting disease — is bringing misery to millions of families and even forcing some schools to close. Experts say it's is one of the most contagious viruses out there, hitting hospitals, cruise ships and schools first.
Description: Norovirus is not related to flu. Flu is an infection of the respiratory system that causes fever, chills, aches, and pains. In fact, there’s no such thing as stomach flu, and it’s a term that Gaydos encourages patients to avoid. The confusion that it causes can have serious consequences.
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