Recent News

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.

Aug 20, 2015

News Scan for Aug 20, 2015

Closure on US avian flu outbreaks
Risky contact lens behavior
Aerosolized norovirus
Jul 06, 2015

News Scan for Jul 06, 2015

US measles death
Planning global polio vaccine switch
Novel norovirus in Japan

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Atmar RL, Baehner F, Cramer JP, et al. Rapid responses to two virus-like particle norovirus vaccine candidate formulations in healthy adults: a randomized controlled trial. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 28)

Bartsch SM, Lopman BA, Ozawa S, et al. Global economic burden of norovirus gastroenteritis. PLoS One 2016 Apr 26;11(4):e0151219

Bruggink L, Catton M, Marshall J. A norovirus intervariant GII.4 recombinant in Victoria, Australia, June 2016: the next epidemic variant? Euro Surveill 2016 Sep 29;21(39):pii=30353

Cook N, Knight A, Richards GP. Persistence and elimination of human norovirus in food and on food contact surfaces: a critical review. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1273-94

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

Doll MK, Gagneur A, Tapiero B, et al. Temporal changes in pediatric gastroenteritis after rotavirus vaccination in Quebec. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 May;35(5):555-60

Farkas T. Natural norovirus infections in rhesus macaques. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 8)

Grytdal SP, DeBess E, Lee LE, et al. Incidence of norovirus and other viral pathogens that cause acute gastroenteritis (AGE) among Kaiser Permanente member populations in the United States, 2012-2013. PLoS One 2016 Apr 26;11(4):e0148395

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)

Inaida S, Shobugawa Y, Matsuno S, et al. Delayed norovirus epidemic in the 2009-2010 season in Japan: potential relationship with intensive hand sanitizer use for pandemic influenza. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 15)

Kirby AE, Streby A, Moe CL. Vomiting as a symptom and transmission risk in norovirus illness: evidence from human challenge studies. PLoS One 2016

Lim KL, Hewitt J, Sitabkhan A, et al. A multi-site study of norovirus molecular epidemiology in Australia and New Zealand, 2013-2014. PLoS One

Lopman BA, Steele D, Kirkwood CD, et al. The vast and varied global burden of norovirus: prospects for prevention and control. PLoS Med 2016 Apr 26;13(4):e1001999

Lu J, Fang L, Zheng H, et al. The evolution of transmission of epidemic GII.17 noroviruses. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 24)

Muller L, Rasmussen LD, Jensen T, et al. Series of norovirus outbreaks caused by consumption of green coral lettuce, Denmark, April 2016. PLoS Curr 2016 Oct 4

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

Rasmussen LD, Schultz AC, Uhrbrand K, et al. Molecular evidence of oysters as a vehicle of norovirus GII.P17-GII.17. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Oct 5)

Rha B, Lopman BA, Alcala AN, et al. Incidence of norovirus-associated medical encounters among active duty United States military personnel and their dependents. PLoS One 2016 Apr 26;11(4):e0148505

Rouhani S, Yori PP, Olortegui MP, et al. Norovirus infection and acquired immunity in 8 countries: results from the MAL-ED study. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Mar 24)

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

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)

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