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Norovirus / Norwalk-like virus

 
Norovirus Norovirus is the term used to describe a group of viruses that belong to the Calicivirus family, and which cause a very common gastroenteritis. Outbreaks are less noticeable in the general community, but become much more noticeable in "closed communities" such as long term care and acute care facilities.
Last Updated: March 15, 2012