News — Norovirus
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According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the Norovirus is the most common type of foodborne illness in the United States. Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and spokesperson for the Infectious Diseases Society of America says, “Studies have shown that the majority of outbreaks occur when food is contaminated by food service workers. With norovirus, it's a very abrupt onset - within a day or two - and vomiting is the predominant symptom.” Typically most children and adults infected with this virus will experience violent stomach pain, nausea,...
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