Tag archive for ‘Japan norovirus’
By Robert On Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Japan: Hundreds of schoolchildren sickened in Hiroshima, norovirus suspected

The Hiroshima City Board of Education reported that a total of 415 students from 10 junior high schools in the city exhibited gastroenteritis symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea, and were unable to attend to their More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Bakery workers linked to norovirus outbreak in Japanese schoolkids

In a follow-up to a report late last week where nearly 1,000 people, primarily schoolchildren, contracted the gastrointestinal infection norovirus, an investigation reveals the source of the outbreak was three More...

By Robert On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Japan: Norovirus sickens over 900 schoolkids in Hamamatsu

More than 900 schoolchildren and 41 teachers in 14 schools in the Japanese city of Hamamatsu have been sickened by the gastrointestinal bug, norovirus, causing them to miss school, according to a Voices of Russia 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 Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Yokohama Denentoshi Hospital norovirus outbreak sickens at least 112, four dead

Image/CIA Norovirus has been seen at record levels in Japan this year with activity this year closing in on 2006 record levels of the gastrointestinal illness. The outbreak at  Yokohama Denentoshi Hospital has More...

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