Recent News

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
May 14, 2015

Food Outbreak Scan for May 14, 2015

Swimming-related norovirus
Gecko-linked Salmonella outbreak
Blue Bell Listeria steps
Apr 22, 2015

Foodborne Disease Scan for Apr 22, 2015

Ohio botulism outbreak
Possible sushi-linked Salmonella
Norovirus in hospital air

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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

Chan MCW, Lee N, Hung TN, et al. Rapid emergence and predominance of a broadly recognizing and fast-evolving norovirus GII.17 variant in late 2014. Nat Commun 2015 (published online Dec 2)

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

Fu J, Ai J, Jin M, et al. Emergence of a new GII.17 norovirus variant in patients with acute gastroenteritis in Jiangsu, China, September 2014 to March 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 Jun 18;20(24):pii=21157

Gao Z, Liu B, Huo D, et al. Increased norovirus activity was associated with a novel norovirus GII.17 variant in Beijing, China during winter 2014-2015. BMC Infect Dis 2015 Dec 18;15:574

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

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

Koromyslova AD, White PA, Hansman GS. Treatment of norovirus particles with citrate. Virology 2015 (published online Aug 25)

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

Lindsay L, Wolter J, De Coster I, et al. A decade of norovirus disease risk among older adults in upper-middle and high income countries: a systematic review. BMC Infect Dis 2015 (published online Oct 14)

Liu Y, Tam YH, Yuan J, et al. A foodborne outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus and norovirus through non-seafood vehicle. PLoS One 2015 Sep 16;10(9):e0137848

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)

Matsushima Y, Ishikawa M, Shimizu T, et al. Genetic analyses of GII.17 norovirus strains in diarrheal disease outbreaks from December 2014 to March 2015 in Japan reveal a novel polymerase sequence and amino acid substitutions in the capsid region. Euro Surveill 2015 Jul 2;20(26):pii=21173

Medici MC, Tummolo F, Calderaro A, et al. Identification of the novel Kawasaki 2014 GII.17 human norovirus strain in Italy, 2015. Euro Surveill 2015 Sep 3;20(35):pii=30010

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)

Shioda K, Kambhampati A, Hall A, et al. Global age distribution of pediatric norovirus cases. Vaccine 2015 Aug 7;33(33):4065-8

Tung-Thompson G, Libera DA, Koch KL, et al. Aerosolization of a human norovirus surrogate, bacteriophage MS2, during simulated vomiting. PLoS One 2015 Aug 19;10(8):e0134277

Wikswo ME, Kambhampati A, Shioda K, et al. Outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis transmitted by person-to-person contact, environmental contamination, and unknown modes of transmission — United States, 2009-2013. (Surveillance summaries) MMWR 2015 Dec 11;64(SS12):1-16

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