The genus of a number of species of virus, family Caliciviridae, causing human gastroenteritis, of which Norwalk virus is the prototype.
Norovirus causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramping.
Origin: Scientific , from Norwalk + virus.
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A genus in the family CALICIVIRIDAE, associated with epidemic GASTROENTERITIS in humans. The type species, NORWALK VIRUS, contains multiple strains.
The numerical value of norovirus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of norovirus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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It looks like Norovirus. We're not 100 percent sure.
If we could get everyone to wash their hands, we would have far less norovirus and other infections.
We expect( the test results) in the next couple days, this time of year, we typically have norovirus in the area.
Since late Sunday evening, more than 120 Boston College students have reported to Boston College Health Services with symptoms consistent with the norovirus.
Consistent with current public health alerts that norovirus and influenza are widespread in the general community in Australia's eastern states, New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland, proactive and successful steps were taken on board Sun Princess to limit any spread of the illness.
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