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Mass infection of influenza in Fukushima, “They had all been vaccinated”

22 adults and 2 staff had influenza in the facility to support people with disabilities by 1/18/2013. It’s in Inawashiro machi Fukushima. They were all vaccinated last December. Since last

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[Column] Looking into the outbreak of norovirus. Is it mutation ? or ..

Norovirus is having an outbreak all around in Japan. A variant of norovirus was found and it is supposed to be the cause of it. However, food-poisoning is not equally

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[Norovirus outbreak] 99 patients in a hospital of Yokohama, 4 people died

A hospital in Yokohama city “Yokohama Denentoshi hospital” announced 72 patients and 27 staff got infectious gastroenteritis, 4 of the patients died. They were 80 and 92 years old male

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Possibility of Russia banning imports of Japanese food for outbreak of norovirus

Having norovirus outbreak in Japan, agency of consumer’s right and welfare in Russia suggested the possibility to ban importing food from Japan in case the situation goes out of control.

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Norovirus patients increased from 1,184 to 1,321 in Yamanashi

On 12/23/2012, Fukushima Diary reported “1,184 people had food poisoning of norovirus in Yamanashi, patients may increase”. [Link] On 12/27/2012, Yamanashi prefecture announced the patients increased from 1,184 to 1,321.

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Norovirus patients keep increasing in severely contaminated North Kanto area

Variant of norovirus is having an outbreak. (cf, [Mutation] Variant of norovirus outbreak, spreading to out of Japan [Link]) On 12/25/2012, NHK reported the norovirus patients are increasing in North

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[Mass food-poisoning] 6 people died from possible norovirus in Miyazaki prefecture

By 12/22/2012, 6 male patients (78~88 years old) died of food-poisoning in a hospital for the aged of Nichinan city Miyazaki prefecture. On 12/12/2012, a 78 years old patient had

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1,184 people had food poisoning of norovirus in Yamanashi, patients may increase

On 12/4/2012, Fukushima Diary reported variant of norovirus is having an outbreak. [Link] By 12/23/2012, 1,184 people have food-poisoning of norovirus in Kai city Yamanashi. It was caused by the

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1,052 people had food-poisoning-like symptom in Hiroshima city, “patients will increase more”

On 12/4 Fukushima Diary reported the mutation of norovirus. (cf. [Mutation] Variant of norovirus outbreak, spreading to out of Japan [Link]) The scale is increasing. From 12/11 to 12/12/2012, 1052

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[Mutation] Variant of norovirus outbreak, spreading to out of Japan

According to National institute of infectious diseases, variant of norovirus (GII/4 2012) was found. In October of 2012, there was a mass infection of norovirus in 2 welfare facilities of Niigata prefecture.