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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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OCT 09, 2014 - Huffington Post

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More Than 120 Elementary School Kids Sick From Suspected Norovirus

School resumed Thursday morning at a northwest Indiana elementary school after at least 129 students were out sick Wednesday with a viral infection that local health officials suspected could be the highly contagious norovirus. Roughly a quarter of the student body at Peifer Elementary School in Schererville, Indiana, reportedly had symptoms of vomiting, diarrhea and fever Tuesday to Wednesday, which ...

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OCT 09, 2014 - Washington Times

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Winona County reports norovirus outbreak

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota health officials say a Winona County restaurant has temporarily closed after being linked to a foodborne illness that has sickened about 30 people. The Winona Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1vZj93b ) county health officials announced the norovirus outbreak Wednesday and urged residents to avoid ...

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