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2014-12-16 12:26:36

CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The start of a new year offers the opportunity to reflect and consider what you can do to make your life happier and healthier.

2014-12-15 12:26:12

OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shellfish is a nutritious food choice but it must be stored, handled and prepared properly to help prevent food poisoning.

2014-12-01 12:29:26

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December 1, 2014 is World AIDS Day. The U.S.

2014-12-01 08:29:32

Accurate Norovirus Detection in as Little as One Hour SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced it has received clearance from the U.S.

2014-11-25 08:25:15

"Food Safe Families" public service campaign dispels cooking myths and offers tips to help consumers safely prepare and serve Thanksgiving meals WASHINGTON, Nov.

2014-11-20 16:26:36

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winter of 2014 - 2015 has arrived early this year.

2014-11-18 08:32:26

Norovirus.com offers news and information on the norovirus (Norwalk virus), its treatments, breakouts and more. EASTON, Pa., Nov.

2014-10-30 08:36:47

Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports Development of Norovirus Prophylaxis by Jennewein Biotechnologie RHEINBREITBACH, Germany, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider.


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2011-02-17 17:29:15

Norovirus is an RNA virus that causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world. It may also be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can affect people of all ages and is transmitted by food or water that is contaminated, by person-to-person contact, and through aerosolization of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Immunity is usually incomplete and temporary after infection. People...

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aphotic
  • Having no light.
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