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OCT 22, 2014 - Health Canal

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Scientists take step towards drug to treat norovirus stomach bug

An experimental drug currently being trialled for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has shown that the drug, favipiravir, is effective at reducing – and in some cases eliminating – norovirus infection in mice.

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OCT 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday. As with Ebola, the research is still at an early stage but a study in mice found that Fujifilm's Avigan, or favipiravir, was effective at reducing ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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CHOP implements improvements after norovirus affects 19 staffers

Health Department report says the hospital failed to properly bleach the room of a patient with the bug.

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