Recent News

Jun 02, 2017

News Scan for Jun 02, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Zimbabwe H5N8 outbreak
Diarrheal disease
South Sudan vaccine deaths
Allergy test for stewardship
Feb 23, 2017

News Scan for Feb 23, 2017

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
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

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)

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)

de Graaf M, Bodewes R, van Elk CE, et al. Norovirus infection in harbor porpoises. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 8)

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)

Harris JP, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien SJ. Re-assessing the total burden of norovirus circulating in the United Kingdom population. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jan 13)

He Z, Liu B, Tao Y, et al. Norovirus GII.17 natural infections in rhesus monkeys, China. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 5)

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)

Niendorf S, Jacobsen S, Faber M, et al. Steep rise in norovirus cases and emergence of a new recombinant strain GII.P16-GII2, Germany, winter 2016. Euro Surveill 2017 Jan 26;22(4):pii=30447

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)

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

Shang X, Fu X, Zhang P, et al. An outbreak of norovirus-associated acute gastroenteritis associated with contaminated barreled water in many schools in Zhejiang, China. PLoS One 2017 Feb 7;12(2):e0171307

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

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)

Yu J, Ye C, Lai S, et al. Incidence of norovirus-associated diarrhea, Shanghai, China, 2012-2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 9)

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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