Norovirus

Recent News

Jun 28, 2018
Child splashing in lake

CDC profiles outbreaks linked to untreated recreational water

Lessons learned from 140 outbreaks involving nearly 5,000 people and steps to minimize the risk of getting sick from swimming.

Jun 21, 2018

News Scan for Jun 21, 2018

More suspected DRC Ebola
ACIP on flu, anthrax vaccines
US food outbreak review
May 01, 2018
Raw oysters

Raw oysters from BC tied to norovirus outbreaks in Canada, US

Officials are investigating norovirus outbreaks involving dozens of cases linked to raw oysters from British Columbia.

Apr 12, 2018

News Scan for Apr 12, 2018

Funds for Lassa, MERS vaccines
Treating malaria in pregnancy
Advanced bed nets for malaria
Norovirus in dried seaweed
Avian flu outbreaks
Feb 09, 2018

News Scan for Feb 09, 2018

Olympics norovirus outbreak
2018 priority diseases
Polio in Afghanistan, DRC
Guinea Lassa fever case
Far-UV light against flu
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

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.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ao Y, Cong X, Jin M, et al. Genetic analysis of re-emerging GII.P16–GII.2 noroviruses in 2016-2017 in China. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Mar 29)

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)

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)

Brown JR, Roy S, Shah D, et al. Norovirus transmission dynamics in a paediatric hospital using full genome sequences. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 25)

Burke RM, Shih SM, Yen C, et al Burden of severe norovirus disease in Taiwan, 2003-2013. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Jun 6)

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)

de Andrade JDSR, Fumian TM, Leite JPG, et al. Norovirus GII.17 associated with foodborne acute gastroenteritis outbreak in Brazil, 2016. Food Environ Virol 2018 Jun;10(2):212-6

Esteves A, Nordgren J, Tavares C, et al. Genetic diversity of norovirus in children under 5 years of age with acute gastroenteritis from Angola. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Mar 14)

Giammanco GM, Bonura F, Urone N, et al. Waterborne norovirus outbreak at a seaside resort likely originating from municipal water distribution system failure. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Apr 10)

Grafe CJ, Staes CJ, Kawamoto K, et al. State-level adoption of national guidelines for norovirus outbreaks in health care settings. Am J Infect Control 2018 (published online May 17)

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)

Lowther JA, Gustar NE, Powell AL, et al. A one-year survey of norovirus in UK oysters collected at the point of sale. Food Environ Virol 2018 (published online May 2)

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)

Pauly M, Black AP, Khampanisong P, et al. Immunity levels to poliovirus in Lao children and adults before the vaccine-derived poliovirus outbreak: a retrospective study. PLoS One 2018 May 15;13(5):e0197370

Polkowska A, Rasanen S, Al-Hello H, et al. An outbreak of norovirus infections associated with recreational lake water in western Finland, 2014. Epidemiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 26)

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

Sakon N, Sadamasu K, Shinkai T, et al. Foodborne outbreaks caused by human norovirus GII.P17-GII.17-contaminated nori, Japan, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 11)

Sandmann FG, Shallcross L, Adams N, et al. Estimating the hospital burden of norovirus-associated gastroenteritis in England and its opportunity costs for non-admitted patients. Clin Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 26)

Thorne L, Nalwoga A, Mentzer AJ, et al. The first norovirus longitudinal seroepidemiological study from sub-Saharan Africa reveals high seroprevalence of diverse genotypes associated with host susceptibility factors. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 18)

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)

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