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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norovirus

Norovirus, sometimes referred to as the winter vomiting bug in the UK and Ireland , is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in humans. It affects people of all ages. The virus is transmitted by fecally contaminated food or water, by person -to-person contact, and via aerosolization of vomited virus ...

www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/private/wells/disease/norovirus.html

Jul 1, 2015 ... Noroviruses and Drinking Water from Private Wells ... Norovirus is the official name for a group of viruses previously described as "Norwalk-like ...

wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/9/12/03-0112

From May through June 2001, an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis that affected at least 200 persons occurred in a combined activity camp and conference center ...

www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2015/a0514-norovirus-from-swimming.html

May 14, 2015 ... Experts believe the outbreak began after a swimmer infected with norovirus had diarrhea or vomited in the water and other swimmers ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3187119

To examine the long-term infectivity of human norovirus in water, 13 study subjects were challenged at different time points with groundwater spiked with the ...

wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/11/11/05-0487

In 10 outbreaks, the water sample also yielded a norovirus. In all but 1 instance, the amplicon sequence was identical to that recovered from the patients.

blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/misery-inducing-norovirus-can-survive-for-months-perhaps-years-in-drinking-water

Jan 17, 2012 ... If there is a central circle of hell, I now know what's there: endless glasses of water spiked with norovirus that you must drink for eternity.

aem.asm.org/content/73/24/7853.full

Drinking water, source stream water, and 31 fecal specimens from gastroenteritis outbreak cases were analyzed for the presence of norovirus (NoV). Water ...

www.livescience.com/54562-norovirus-bottled-water.html

Apr 26, 2016 ... Norovirus is a common cause of foodborne illness outbreaks, and it can also contaminate drinking water, such as water from private wells, ...