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20 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Norovirus sickens 159 on cruise ship docked in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Passengers on a cruise ship docked in Virginia have been sickened with norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Balmoral, which is docked Friday in Norfolk, reports 159 crew and passengers have reported being sick. The ship operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ...

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21 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Norovirus sickens scores on Fred. Olsen cruise ship -U.S. agency

The norovirus outbreak took place aboard the Britain-based line's Balmoral during a transatlantic cruise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement. The CDC said 153 passengers and six crew members had fallen ill from norovirus, whose symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea. The CDC said that the cruise line and the ship's crew had increased cleaning ...

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APR 28, 2016 - MedicineNet

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Norovirus a Costly Bug

Title: Norovirus a Costly BugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

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APR 27, 2016 - Futurity

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Norovirus sickens almost 700 million people a year

Norovirus typically appears in the news when it hits cruise ships and college campuses. The stomach bug actually costs nearly $65 billion each year.

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APR 26, 2016 - Yahoo! News

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Common stomach bug costs planet $64 billion per year: study

A common, highly contagious and sometimes deadly stomach bug known as norovirus costs the world some $64 billion per year, mainly in lost productivity, researchers said Tuesday. The study by experts at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland was published in the journal PLOS ONE. "You only seem to hear about it when people get sick on a cruise ship or ...

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