Tag archive for ‘increase in norovirus’
By Robert On Friday, February 7th, 2014

Sydney 2012 norovirus strain confirmed as agent on ‘Explorer of the Seas’ outbreak

The strain of norovirus, known as GII.4 Sydney, has been confirmed by federal health officials as the etiological agent that sickened some 700 passengers and crew onboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the More...

By Robert On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized with gastroenteritis

The Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II, has been hospitalized experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis, according to Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth IIImage/CNN Video Screen Shot The 86-year-old monarch More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 24th, 2013

New norovirus strain, Sydney 2012, number one cause of recent outbreaks in U.S.

The new norovirus strain, first detected in Australia last March, known as GII.4 Sydney, was implicated as the number one cause of norovirus outbreaks in the United States during the last quarter of 2012,according More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

New norovirus strain, Sydney 2012, may be linked to increased activity

Norovirus Image/CDC In late 2012, the increased incidences of outbreaks of norovirus were seen in several countries, particularly the United Kingdom (UK) and Japan among other nations. A recent Eurosurveillance More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Britain: More than 1 million sickened with norovirus

Norovirus Image/CDC The British Health Protection Agency (HPA) reported the latest figures on norovirus in the country, which show that the number of confirmed cases in 2012 is 83 percent higher than in 2011, according More...

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