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Feb 09, 2018

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Olympics norovirus outbreak
2018 priority diseases
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Guinea Lassa fever case
Far-UV light against flu
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Saudi MERS case
Zimbabwe H5N8 outbreak
Diarrheal disease
South Sudan vaccine deaths
Allergy test for stewardship
Feb 23, 2017

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More H5N8 outbreaks
Zika testicular shrinkage
Polio still global emergency
Norovirus tracking
Sep 13, 2016

News Scan for Sep 13, 2016

New norovirus strains
MDR pathogens in Syrian kids
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Cholera in Haiti
New C diff antibiotic
Jun 29, 2016

News Scan for Jun 29, 2016

HPV vaccine in older women
West Nile and cognitive issues
Promising norovirus candidate vaccines
Apr 27, 2016

Norovirus studies pinpoint global burden, build case for vaccine

The global economic burden of a disease that kills 200,000 annually is a staggering $60 billion a year.

Mar 25, 2016

News Scan for Mar 25, 2016

More Elizabethkingia
Norovirus in kids
2 Saudi MERS cases
Jan 15, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jan 15, 2016

Nut butter Salmonella outbreak over
Cruise ship norovirus
Dec 23, 2015

News Scan for Dec 23, 2015

New norovirus strain in Minnesota
Microcephaly continues rise in Brazil
MERS over in South Korea
Dec 14, 2015

News Scan for Dec 14, 2015

Acute gastroenteritis in the US
More chikungunya cases
Ebola and bleeding

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ao Y, Wang J, Ling H, et al. Norovirus GII.P16/GII.2-associated gastroenteritis, China, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 21)

Bierhoff M, Arvelo W, Estevez A, et al. Incidence and clinical profile of norovirus disease in Guatemala, 2008-2013. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online 6)

Bierhoff M, Arvelo W, Estevez A, et al. Incidence and clinical profile of norovirus disease in Guatemala, 2008-2013. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 6)

Blanco A, Guix S, Fuster N, et al. Norovirus in bottled water associated with gastroenteritis outbreak, Spain, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 21)

Chan MCW, Hu Y, Chen H, et al. Global spread of norovirus GII.17 Kawasaki 308, 2014-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jun 20)

Chan MCW, Kwok K, Zhang LY, et al. Bimodal seasonality and alternating predominance of norovirus GII.4 and non-GII.4, Hong Kong, China, 2014-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 25)

Giammanco GM, De Grazia S, Bonura F, et al. Norovirus GII.17 as major epidemic strain in Italy, winter 2015-16. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 4)

Kreidieh K, Charide R, Dbaibo G, et al. The epidemiology of norovirus in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: a systematic review. Virol J 2017 Nov 10;14:220

Kwok K, Niendorf S, Lee N, et al. Increased detection of emergent recombinant norovirus GII.P16-GII.2 strains in young adults, Hong Kong, China, 2016-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 6)

Liu LTC, Kuo TY, Wu CY, et al. Recombinant GII.P16-GII.2 norovirus, Taiwan, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online May 4)

Lu J, Fang L, Sun L, et al. Association of GII.P16-GII.2 recombinant norovirus strain with increased norovirus outbreaks, Guangdong, China, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 21)

Lucero Y, Vidal R, O'Ryan M, et al. Norovirus vaccines under development. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jun 28)

Osuka H, Hall AJ, Wikswo ME, et al. Temporal relationship between healthcare-associated and nonhealthcare-associated norovirus outbreaks and Google trends data in the United States. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 (published online Jan 31)

Pagani E, Folli F, Tofani S, et al. Pilot survey of norovirus in northern Italy: an example of surveillance of norovirus gastroenteritis. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Jan 8)

Park GW, Williamson KJ, DeBess E, et al. High hand contamination rates during norovirus outbreaks in long-term care facilities. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 (published online Jan 14)

Romero C, Tinoco YO, Loli S, et al. Incidence of norovirus-associated diarrhea and vomiting disease among children and adults in a community cohort in the Peruvian Amazon basin. Clin Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jul 11)

Sakon N, Komano J, Tessmer HL, et al. High transmissibility of norovirus among infants and school children during the 2016/17 season in Osaka, Japan. Euro Surveill 2018 Feb 8;23(6):pii=18-00029

Shah MP, Wikswo ME, Barclay L, et al. Near real-time surveillance of U.S. norovirus outbreaks by the Norovirus Sentinel Testing and Tracking Network — United States, August 2009-July 2015. MMWR 2017 Feb 24;66(7):185-9

Utsumi T, Lusida MI, Dinana Z, et al. Occurrence of norovirus infection in an asymptomatic population in Indonesia. Infect Genet Evol 2017 Nov;55:1-7

van Beek J, de Graaf M, Al-Hello H, et al. Molecular surveillance of norovirus, 2015-16: an epidemiological analysis of data collected from the NoroNet network. Lancet Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jan 25)

Verstraeten T, Cattaert T, Harris J, et al. Estimating the burden of medically-attended norovirus gastroenteritis: modelling linked primary care and hospitalization datasets. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 18)

Zhou HL, Zhen SS, Wang JX, et al. Burden of acute gastroenteritis caused by norovirus in China: a systematic review. J Infect 2017 (published Jun 17)

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