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Winter Olympics 2018: IOC discussing measures to contain norovirus outbreak

After rising from an initial 32 norovirus cases on Tuesday to 54 on Wednesday, the figure had risen to 128 as of late Thursday, with most of those affected being security personnel.

Feb 09, 2018, 15:06 PM IST

IAAF World Championships: London hotel says it's not to blame for athletes' stomach bug

Several Botswana, German, Canadian, Irish and Puerto Rican athletes staying at the Tower Hotel, near Tower Bridge, have been taken ill over the last few days, with some put into effective quarantine and others forced to miss their events.

Aug 09, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

Is your pet dog giving you food-borne diseases?

 A bug that causes us vomiting and diarrhoea may also infect our canine companions, thereby raising the possibility of dog-to-human transmission, says a new study.

Apr 13, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Virus scare grounds flight in New Zealand

 An Air New Zealand flight was grounded Wednesday after it emerged that a group of passengers had been exposed to the Norovirus, which could cause vomiting, diarrhoea, and abdominal pain, a media report said.

Oct 29, 2014, 12:25 PM IST

`Diarrhea` virus outbreak at Commonwealth Games athletes` village being sorted

With the Glasgow Commonwealth Games just round the corner there has been a suspected norovirus outbreak at the athletes` village and is reportedly being sorted.

Jul 21, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

More Glasgow Commonwealth Games workers hit by sickness bug

Five more workers at the Commonwealth Games athletes` village have been affected by a suspected norovirus outbreak.

Jul 20, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

Can pizza kill winter vomiting disease?

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.

Feb 12, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

US: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

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

Feb 01, 2014, 03:09 AM IST

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

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.

Oct 05, 2013, 12:36 PM IST

Copper can destroy highly infectious norovirus

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

Sep 10, 2013, 13:34 PM IST

Six die after virus outbreak at Japanese hospital

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

Dec 24, 2012, 15:11 PM IST

Carnival cruise ship passengers struck with virus

More than 100 people on board a cruise ship operated by a unit of Carnival Corp have fallen ill with a stomach virus.

Feb 06, 2012, 12:25 PM IST

Norovirus outbreaks rise in UK

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

Dec 31, 2011, 16:15 PM IST

Cure for the common cold a step closer

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

Nov 02, 2010, 12:36 PM IST

Cure for the common cold a step closer

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

Nov 02, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Bleach-based products the best bet to beat norovirus

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.

Mar 18, 2010, 15:31 PM IST

Bleach-based products the best bet to beat norovirus

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.

Mar 18, 2010, 00:00 AM IST