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Norovirus outbreaks in Auckland, Tauranga hospitals

John Kerr posted in on October 1st, 2012.

Tauranga and Middlemore hospitals are on alert following outbreaks of the gastrointestinal bug norovirus over the weekend. A number of cases among staff and patients were reported at both hospitals on Sunday. Health officials suspected the virus was coming in with patients from the community and urged visitors to wash hands and stay away if […]

Experts respond: E coli outbreak in Europe

John Kerr posted in on June 2nd, 2011.

The outbreak of Escherichia coli in Europe is causing widespread concern as experts work to pinpoint the source of the bacteria. Our colleagues at the UK SMC have collected the comments below from British experts. Feel free to use these quotes in your stories. To talk to a local expert please contact the Science Media […]

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