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Kerala reports 13 cases of Norovirus: All you need to know about the contagious infection
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Kerala reports 13 cases of Norovirus: All you need to know about the contagious infection

The infection, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug, causes vomiting and diarrhoea and is easily transmissible

Kerala reports cases of Noronavirus in Wayanad; govt asks people to be vigilant
India

Kerala reports cases of Noronavirus in Wayanad; govt asks people to be vigilant

The rare Norovirus infection was reported in some 13 students of a veterinary college in Pookode near Vythiri in Wayanad district two weeks ago

Study suggests green tea extracts could reduce risk of infection with diarrhoea-causing norovirus
Health

Study suggests green tea extracts could reduce risk of infection with diarrhoea-causing norovirus

Scientists also found that green tea extract in combination with chitosan films can reduce levels of bacteria such as E coli and L innocua to undetectable levels after 24 hours of exposure

Commonwealth Games 2018: Norovirus threat emerges in Gold Coast training venue ahead of event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Norovirus threat emerges in Gold Coast training venue ahead of event

A Gold Coast school that will serve as a key residential and training venue for next month’s Commonwealth Games is to undergo sanitisation measures due to a highly contagious virus which causes nausea and vomiting.

Winter Olympics 2018: US ice hockey player James Wisniewski's father quarantined after contracting norovirus
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Winter Olympics 2018: US ice hockey player James Wisniewski's father quarantined after contracting norovirus

US hockey player James Wisniewski's father Jim won't be coming out to see him play Tuesday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after contracting norovirus.

Winter Olympics 2018: Norovirus cases rise to 232 in Pyeongchang Games, no athletes affected yet
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Winter Olympics 2018: Norovirus cases rise to 232 in Pyeongchang Games, no athletes affected yet

A norovirus outbreak at the Winter Olympics jumped to 232 cases after 33 new patients were diagnosed in areas away from the previous hotspot, officials said on Thursday.

Winter Olympics 2018: 19 new cases of norovirus confirmed, total rises to 177 at Pyeongchang
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Winter Olympics 2018: 19 new cases of norovirus confirmed, total rises to 177 at Pyeongchang

POCOG said 19 new cases of norovirus that causes vomiting and diarrhea had been confirmed. It added that of the 177 cases, 68 recovered and were released from quarantine and they returned to work at the Games.

Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers scramble to prevent norovirus outbreak spreading to athletes
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Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers scramble to prevent norovirus outbreak spreading to athletes

No athletes are among the 86 confirmed cases so far and officials at the Winter Olympics say they are doing everything they can to ensure it stays that way

Winter Olympics 2018: Over 1,200 security guards withdrawn due to virus outbreak; replaced by 900 military soldiers
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Winter Olympics 2018: Over 1,200 security guards withdrawn due to virus outbreak; replaced by 900 military soldiers

More than 1,200 security guards have been withdrawn from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics because of a norovirus outbreak, organisers said on Tuesday.

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Norovirus outbreak worsens with 3 confirmed and 40 suspected cases
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Norovirus outbreak worsens with 3 confirmed and 40 suspected cases

"PHE has been notified of a confirmed outbreak of norovirus among people associated with the World Athletics Championships," said PHE London deputy director for health protection Dr Deborah Turbitt.

World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala barred from 400m as he needed to be quarantined, say IAAF
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World Athletics Championships 2017: Isaac Makwala barred from 400m as he needed to be quarantined, say IAAF

IAAF issued a statement after the Botswana team claimed the 30-year-old Makwala was fit and healthy and should not have been turned away from the warm-up track ahead of the final.

US: Over 172 people on cruise fall ill with highly contagious norovirus
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US: Over 172 people on cruise fall ill with highly contagious norovirus

A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip.