Recent News

Feb 23, 2017

News Scan for Feb 23, 2017

More H5N8 outbreaks
Zika testicular shrinkage
Polio still global emergency
Norovirus tracking
Sep 13, 2016

News Scan for Sep 13, 2016

New norovirus strains
MDR pathogens in Syrian kids
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Cholera in Haiti
New C diff antibiotic
Jun 29, 2016

News Scan for Jun 29, 2016

HPV vaccine in older women
West Nile and cognitive issues
Promising norovirus candidate vaccines
Apr 27, 2016

Norovirus studies pinpoint global burden, build case for vaccine

The global economic burden of a disease that kills 200,000 annually is a staggering $60 billion a year.

Mar 25, 2016

News Scan for Mar 25, 2016

More Elizabethkingia
Norovirus in kids
2 Saudi MERS cases
Jan 15, 2016

Food Outbreak Scan for Jan 15, 2016

Nut butter Salmonella outbreak over
Cruise ship norovirus
Dec 23, 2015

News Scan for Dec 23, 2015

New norovirus strain in Minnesota
Microcephaly continues rise in Brazil
MERS over in South Korea
Dec 14, 2015

News Scan for Dec 14, 2015

Acute gastroenteritis in the US
More chikungunya cases
Ebola and bleeding
Nov 03, 2015
Poultry packages

CDC: Multistate outbreaks show need for more food industry action

Multistate events are linked to 56% of outbreak deaths even though they make up just 3% of  outbreaks.

Aug 20, 2015

News Scan for Aug 20, 2015

Closure on US avian flu outbreaks
Risky contact lens behavior
Aerosolized norovirus

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ao Y, Wang J, Ling H, et al. Norovirus GII.P16/GII.2-associated gastroenteritis, China, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 21)

Atmar RL, Baehner F, Cramer JP, et al. Rapid responses to two virus-like particle norovirus vaccine candidate formulations in healthy adults: a randomized controlled trial. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 28)

Bruggink L, Catton M, Marshall J. A norovirus intervariant GII.4 recombinant in Victoria, Australia, June 2016: the next epidemic variant? Euro Surveill 2016 Sep 29;21(39):pii=30353

Cook N, Knight A, Richards GP. Persistence and elimination of human norovirus in food and on food contact surfaces: a critical review. J Food Prot 2016 Jul;79(7):1273-94

de Graaf M, Bodewes R, van Elk CE, et al. Norovirus infection in harbor porpoises. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 8)

Farkas T. Natural norovirus infections in rhesus macaques. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Jun 8)

Harris JP, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien SJ. Re-assessing the total burden of norovirus circulating in the United Kingdom population. Vaccine 2017 (published online Jan 13)

He Z, Liu B, Tao Y, et al. Norovirus GII.17 natural infections in rhesus monkeys, China. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 5)

Inaida S, Shobugawa Y, Matsuno S, et al. Delayed norovirus epidemic in the 2009-2010 season in Japan: potential relationship with intensive hand sanitizer use for pandemic influenza. Epidemiol Infect 2016 (published online Jun 15)

Lu J, Fang L, Sun L, et al. Association of GII.P16-GII.2 recombinant norovirus strain with increased norovirus outbreaks, Guangdong, China, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 21)

Muller L, Rasmussen LD, Jensen T, et al. Series of norovirus outbreaks caused by consumption of green coral lettuce, Denmark, April 2016. PLoS Curr 2016 Oct 4

Niendorf S, Jacobsen S, Faber M, et al. Steep rise in norovirus cases and emergence of a new recombinant strain GII.P16-GII2, Germany, winter 2016. Euro Surveill 2017 Jan 26;22(4):pii=30447

Rasmussen LD, Schultz AC, Uhrbrand K, et al. Molecular evidence of oysters as a vehicle of norovirus GII.P17-GII.17. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Oct 5)

Shah MP, Wikswo ME, Barclay L, et al. Near real-time surveillance of U.S. norovirus outbreaks by the Norovirus Sentinel Testing and Tracking Network — United States, August 2009-July 2015. MMWR 2017 Feb 24;66(7):185-9

Shang X, Fu X, Zhang P, et al. An outbreak of norovirus-associated acute gastroenteritis associated with contaminated barreled water in many schools in Zhejiang, China. PLoS One 2017 Feb 7;12(2):e0171307

Yu J, Ye C, Lai S, et al. Incidence of norovirus-associated diarrhea, Shanghai, China, 2012-2013. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 9)

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