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Can pizza kill winter vomiting disease?

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:31

For pizza lovers, here is another cheesy news: a substance in pizza is effective against Norovirus - also known as the winter vomiting disease - which is a leading cause of vomiting and diarrhoea around the world.

US: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 03:09

US health investigators say lab tests have confirmed that norovirus was to blame for an outbreak on a cruise ship that sickened nearly 700.

New norovirus vaccine cuts symptoms of illness by more than 50%

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 12:36

An investigational vaccine seems to be effective against the most common strain of norovirus, and has been found to reduce the main symptoms of the gastrointestinal (GI) infection, vomiting and/or diarrhea, by 52 percent, a research has suggested.

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.

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.

Norovirus outbreaks rise in UK

Last Updated: Saturday, December 31, 2011, 16:15

Hospital outbreaks of norovirus in the UK have increased by a third.

Cure for the common cold a step closer

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 02, 2010, 00:00

Scientists have moved a step closer to a cure for the common cold and the winter vomiting bug.

Bleach-based products the best bet to beat norovirus

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 00:00

All commercial disinfectants may not be effective in cleansing noroviruses, a group of viruses that are behind half of all foodborne gastroenteritis diseases, say researchers.

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