Health News – Oysters may be an important reservoir for human noroviruses

Norovirus also known as “cruise-ship flu,” “stomach flu” or “winter vomiting flu” is one of the world’s most common causes of gastrointestinal distress. Although most patients recover after a few days of misery, and sometimes ruined vacations, the virus can be lethal to infants, older adults and people with weak immune systems. It is highly infectious, The… Read More Health News – Oysters may be an important reservoir for human noroviruses

Noroviruses Infection – Can spoil your holidays

Noroviruses are a group of viruses that cause inflammation of the stomach and large intestine lining (gastroenteritis). Norovirus is a small virus that is highly contagious.  People acquire the virus by ingesting material contaminated with small amounts of infected feces or fluids. Food and water may be contaminated during processing or handling. Norovirusesare sometimes called… Read More Noroviruses Infection – Can spoil your holidays