Norovirus Outbreak

4 Things To Know About Norovirus

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Winter is here -- and so is norovirus, the illness that can quickly spread among groups of people, shutting down schools and sending cruise ship passengers into quarantine. With the recent news of norovirus outbreaks in the GTA, it's important to understand how the virus spreads and how to protect yourself against contracting the illness. We spoke with our expert Dr. Andrew Simor, head, department of microbiology and infectious diseases consultant at Sunnybrook, to learn more.

Suspected Norovirus Outbreak At Delta School

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

DELTA, B.C. - More than 300 students and staff at the Delta Secondary School in Delta, B.C., have what's believed to be norovirus.The Fraser Health Au...

Norovirus Outbreak At Hospital

CBC | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An outbreak of norovirus — also known as the Norwalk virus — at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver has health officials warning potential visitors...

Norovirus Outbreak Leads To Overcrowding In Saskatoon

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Living

SASKATOON - A combination of demand and outbreaks of norovirus has created overcrowding problems at Saskatoon's Royal University and St. Paul's hospit...

10 Things You Need To Know About Norovirus

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living

With violent strains of the flu sweeping across North America and lesser coughs and colds making their rounds of offices, Canadians have discovered an...

Norovirus Outbreak Closes Wards Until Friday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The highly-contagious norovirus may have surfaced at a second hospital in Metro Vancouver.Officials at Vancouver General Hospi...

Nasty Norovirus Outbreak At Saskatchewan Mine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada

SASKATOON - A northern Saskatchewan mine is dealing with an outbreak of norovirus.At least three workers at Cameco's Cigar Lake mine are confirmed to ...