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Dec 17, 2020

News Scan for Dec 17, 2020

Poultry worker COVID-19 risk
No need to delay COVID tracheostomy
US waterborne diseases
More monkeypox-smallpox vaccine stocked
H5N6 avian flu case in China
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.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Barclay L, Davis T, Vinje J. Rare norovirus GIV foodborne outbreak, Wisconsin, USA. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Apr;27(4)

Bartsch SM, O'Shea KJ, Lee BY. The clinical and economic burden of norovirus gastroenteritis in the United States. J Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jul 16)

Burke RM, Mattison C, Marsh Z, et al. Norovirus and other viral causes of medically attended acute gastroenteritis across the age spectrum: results from the MAAGE Study in the United States. Clin Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jan 21)

Cannon JL, Bonifacio J, Bucardo F, et al. Global trends in norovirus genotype distribution among children with acute gastroenteritis. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 May;27(5)

Gras J, Abdel-Nabey M, Dupont A, et al. Clinical characteristics, risk factors and outcome of severe norovirus infection in kidney transplant patients: a case-control study. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Apr 15;21:351

Haddadin Z, Batarseh E, Hamdan L, et al. Characteristics of GII.4 norovirus versus other genotypes in sporadic pediatric infections in Davidson County, Tennessee, USA. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jul 15)

Kobayashi D, Yokota K, Yamagata-Uyama S, et al. Factors associated with the detection of norovirus among asymptomatic adults. Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 (published online Jun 11)

Li Y, Fan X, Yu G, et al. An acute gastroenteritis outbreak associated with breakfast contaminated with norovirus by asymptotic food handler at a kindergarten in Shenzhen, China. BMC Infect Dis 2021 Jan 12;21:54

Ronnelid Y, Bonkoungou IJ, Ouedraogo N, et al. Norovirus and rotavirus in children hospitalized with diarrhoea after rotavirus vaccine introduction in Burkina Faso. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Oct 1)

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)

Sherwood J, Mendelman PM, Lloyd E, et al. Efficacy of an intramuscular bivalent norovirus GI.1/GII.4 virus-like particle vaccine candidate in healthy US adults. Vaccine Sep 22;38(41):6442-9

Steele MK, Wikswo ME, Hall AJ, et al. Characterizing norovirus transmission from outbreak data, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Aug;26(8)

Steimle LN, Havumaki J, Eisenberg MC, et al. Cost-effectiveness of pediatric norovirus vaccination in daycare settings. Vaccine 2021 (published online Mar 23)

Zhang M, Ghosh S, Kumar M, et al. Emerging pathogenic unit of vesicle-cloaked murine norovirus clusters is resistant to environmental stresses and UV254 disinfection. Environ Sci Technol 2021 (published online Apr 15)

Zhang XF, Chen JR, Song CL, et al. Characterization of a hospital-based gastroenteritis outbreak caused by GII.6 norovirus in Jinshan, China. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Dec 9)

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