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May 3, 2017

Heading off a Norovirus outbreak at Johns Hopkins

Author: Deva Rea, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, Clinical Science Liaison at PDI

Source: Health Facilities Management 

"Norovirus is known to cause gastroenteritis outbreaks worldwide. It is a hardy virus that can be quite stable in the environment, making it difficult to eliminate. While Norovirus is primarily transmitted via the fecal-oral route, preventing environmental transmission is particularly important in health care facilities."

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