Norovirus infection

Norovirus cause gastrointestinal illness to humans. Norovirus infection can cause vomiting, diarrhoea, and stomach pain. Less common symptoms are low fever, chills and headache. Vomiting can be sudden and frequent resulting in remarkable fluid loss. Death is rare but remains as a risk especially for elderly or persons with weakened immune system.

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Latest outputs

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The European Union One Health 2019 Zoonoses Report

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News

Campylobacter and Salmonella cases stable in the EU

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Guidance on community engagement for public health events caused by communicable disease threats in the EU/EEA

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Community engagement and institutional collaboration in Iceland during a norovirus outbreak at an outdoor/scout centre (10–15 August 2017)

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Peer-Reviewed Publication

Food-borne diseases associated with frozen berries consumption: a historical perspective, European Union, 1983 to 2013

Jan 2015

Data

Slogans

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​Key messages (for various audiences and for children)

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List of key preventive measures​

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Communication toolkit on gastrointestinal diseases: How to support infection prevention in schools

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Peer-Reviewed Publication

Food-borne diseases associated with frozen berries consumption: a historical perspective, European Union, 1983 to 2013

Jan 2015

Peer-Reviewed Publication

A Decision support tool to compare waterborne and foodborne infection and/or illness risks associated with climate change

Jun 2013

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Climate Change Impact Assessment of Food- and Waterborne Diseases

Mar 2012

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Knowledge Mapping for Climate Change and Food- and Waterborne Diseases

Dec 2011

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Norovirus outbreaks linked to oyster consumption in the United Kingdom, Norway, France, Sweden and Denmark, 2010

Mar 2010

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Disease networks

European Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net)