Colchester: Oyster growers hit back at virus report

Colchester: Oyster growers hit back at virus report

A study by the Food Standards Agency discovered that 76% of oysters tested had traces of the infectious winter vomiting bug. However, Graham Larkin, operations manager at Colchester Oyster Fishery, said he was disappointed with the way the information had been put forward. He said that most of the oysters found with the virus were […]

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norovirus outbreak in Dorchester County

norovirus outbreak in Dorchester County

A norovirus outbreak in Dorchester County is coming to an end, after over 150 people at an assisted living facility caught the virus. The DHEC couldn’t release the name or address of the facility which seems to us as the most dangerous policy ever, because the norovirus (or any other virus) could get the chance […]

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Norovirus at Monklands Hospital, Airdrie

Norovirus at Monklands Hospital, Airdrie

An outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea at a hospital is being investigated. NHS Lanarkshire said the Norovirus infection, which has affected patients in seven wards at Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, is being closely monitored by an outbreak control team. The health board said the wards have been closed to new admissions, and no new patients will […]

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Norovirus outbreaks ‘should be managed in single rooms’

Norovirus outbreaks ‘should be managed in single rooms’

Cases of norovirus should initially be managed in single rooms and bays in a bid to prevent whole hospital wards being closed, new guidelines recommend. This would allow a flexible response to an outbreak, with small wards able to be cleaned and reopened quickly, the guidelines for the management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and […]

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Anti-norovirus processes will not be implemented – FSA

Anti-norovirus processes will not be implemented – FSA

UK food safety authorities are not considering introducing new industrial processing techniques safety for oysters, despite over 75% grown in the UK containing the norovirus. read the article here. Tags: authorities, food safety, Norovirus, oesters, oysters

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About Norovirus

    Noroviruses are highly contagious and are transmitted via the faeces and vomit of infected people, either through direct contact or throught contaminated objects or via food and water. The incubation period is one to three days.

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