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Apr 24, 2020

News Scan for Apr 24, 2020

Norovirus on cruise ships
Polio in 4 countries
Apr 15, 2020

News Scan for Apr 15, 2020

US norovirus burden
Global flu activity down
Sep 23, 2019

News Scan for Sep 23, 2019

US foodborne disease trends
More measles in US, Brazil
Jul 01, 2019

News Scan for Jul 01, 2019

More US measles cases
Salmonella and papayas
Airborne norovirus
Nov 21, 2018

News Scan for Nov 21, 2018

Pork roll Listeria cluster
Thanksgiving with a side of norovirus
Saudi MERS case
Dengue case in Florida
Jul 27, 2018

News Scan for Jul 27, 2018

Top US food outbreak culprits
Salad Cyclospora total nears 300
Infectious Zika in semen
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Burke RM, Mattison C, Pindyck T, et al. The burden of norovirus in the United States, as estimated based on administrative data: updates for medically attended illness and mortality, 2001-2015. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Apr 14)

Charoenkul K, Nasamran C, Janetanakit T, et al. Human norovirus infection in dogs, Thailand. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jan 8)

Chhabra P, Rouhani S, Browne H, et al. Homotypic and heterotypic protection and risk of re-infection following natural norovirus infection in a highly endemic setting. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jan 9)

Guix S, Fuentes C, Pinto RM, et al. Infectivity of norovirus GI and GII from bottled mineral water during a waterborne outbreak, Spain. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 21)

Han MS, Chung SM, Kim EJ, et al. Successful control of norovirus outbreak in a pediatric ward with multi-bed rooms. Am J Infect Control 2019 (published online Sep 3)

Karmarkar E, Jain S, Higa J, et al. Outbreak of norovirus illness among wildfire evacuation shelter populations—Butte and Glenn Counties, California, November 2018. MMWR 2020 May 22;69(20):613-17

Lu Y, Ma M, Wang H, et al. An outbreak of norovirus-related acute gastroenteritis associated with delivery food in Guangzhou, southern China. BMC Public Health 2020 Jan 8;20:25

Pabbaraju K, Wong AA, Tipples GA, et al. Emergence of a novel recombinant norovirus GII.P16-GII.12 strain causing gastroenteritis, Alberta, Canada. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 1)

Parikh MP, Vandekar S, Moore C, et al. Temporal and genotypic associations of sporadic norovirus gastroenteritis and reported norovirus outbreaks in middle Tennessee, 2012-2016. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 13)

Rispens JR, Freeland A, Wittry B, et al. Multiple cruise ship outbreaks of norovirus associated with frozen fruits and berries—United States, 2019. MMWR (Notes from the Field) Apr 24;69(16):501-2

Saez-Lopez E, Marques R, Rodrigues N, et al. Lessons learned from a prolonged norovirus GII.P16-GII.4 Sydney 2012 variant outbreak in a long-term care facility in Portugal 2017. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 (published online Jul 24)

Saupe AA, Rounds J, Sorenson A, et al. Outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis associated with ice cream contaminated by frozen respberries from China; Minnesota, USA, 2016. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jun 21)

Tohma K, Lepore CJ, Degiuseppe JI, et al. Recombinant nontypeable genotype II human noroviruses in the Americas. (Research letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Dec 4)

Tohma K, Lepore CJ, Gao Y, et al. Population genomics of GII.4 noroviruses reveal complex diversification and new antigenic sites involved in the emergence of pandemic strains. mBio 2019 (published online Sep 24)

Wang JX, Zhou HL, Mo ZJ, et al. Burden of viral gastroenteritis in children living in rural China: population-based surveillance. Int J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 28)

Wilson AM, Reynolds KA, Jaykus LA, et al. Comparison of estimated norovirus infection risk reductions for a single fomite contact scenario with residual and nonresidual hand sanitizers. Am J Infect Control 2019 (published online Oct 29)

Wu QS, Xuan ZL, Liu JY, et al. Norovirus shedding among symptomatic and asymptomatic employees in outbreak settings in Shanghai, China. BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jul 8;19:592

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