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Noroviruses leading cause of diarrhoea and vomiting: Lancet

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 09:09

New estimates have suggested that noroviruses cause around a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) across all age groups.

Copper can destroy highly infectious norovirus

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 13:34

Copper and copper alloys can rapidly destroy norovirus - the highly-infectious sickness bug, scientists have discovered.

Rotavirus rates fell in adults, too, after vaccine

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 09:52

Fewer older children and adults were hospitalized for severe diarrhoea once the U.S. started vaccinating babies against rotavirus in 2006, according to a new study.

Sydney 2012 virus could cause gastro epidemic

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 15:27

A new strain of norovirus that could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis this winter has surfaced, warn researchers.

Six die after virus outbreak at Japanese hospital

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 15:11

Six elderly patients have died of gastroenteritis following a norovirus outbreak at a hospital in Japan`s Miyazaki prefecture, a media report said.

18 dead of gastroenteritis and viral fever

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 14:19

At least 18 people, including six children died of gastroenteritis and viral fever in different tribal dominated villages in Agartala.

Anti-vomiting drug can cut hospitalisation: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 15, 2010, 00:00

Routinely giving anti-vomiting drugs to children with gastroenteritis could prevent hospitalisation.

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