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Identification of stomach flu culprit

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Identification of stomach flu culprit Identification of stomach flu culprit Credit: CC0 Public Domain Norovirus is a major cause of acute gastroenteritis, with at least 49 different norovirus genotypes. GII.4 genotype is responsible for the majority of norovirus epidemic outbreaks. The genotypes associated with medically-attended sporadic acute gastroenteritis are less …

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    US identifies likely culprit of vaping illness outbreak

    US identifies likely culprit of vaping illness outbreak 2

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain US health officials said Friday they had identified vitamin E acetate as the likely culprit behind a vaping-linked lung injury epidemic that has killed 39 people and sickened more than two thousand. Investigators have previously pointed to the oil, which is sometimes used as a thickening …

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      US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses

      US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses 3

      This Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y. On Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta said fluid extracted from …

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        Study points to virus as culprit in kids’ paralyzing illness

        Study points to virus as culprit in kids' paralyzing illness 4

        This 2014 file electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious and rare illness, called acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, that can start …

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          New evidence points to viral culprit in AFM child paralysis

          New evidence points to viral culprit in AFM child paralysis 5

          Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the University of California San Diego report antibody evidence in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that points to enterovirus (EV) infection as a cause for …

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