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American Journal of Public Health Research. 2018, 6(2), 40-43
DOI: 10.12691/ajphr-6-2-3
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The Epidemiology of Norovirus 2014-2017

Brina Griffea-Hollis1 and Deanna Melton-Riddle2,

1School of Health Sciences, Kaplan University, Davenport, IA, USA

2Health Care Management, Parker University, Walnut Hill, TX, USA

Pub. Date: March 13, 2018

Cite this paper:
Brina Griffea-Hollis and Deanna Melton-Riddle. The Epidemiology of Norovirus 2014-2017. American Journal of Public Health Research. 2018; 6(2):40-43. doi: 10.12691/ajphr-6-2-3

Abstract

The burden of disease can be detrimental to individuals, health systems and can be an overall burden on the public health system. While there have been efforts to educate the public on the prevention of the Norovirus, the emergence of outbreaks of Norovirus continue to increase across the United States. This purpose of this article is to present data on the outbreaks of Norovirus from years 2014-2017 and suggest additional options to help improve education of the general public in an effort to combat the disease.

Keywords:
public health epidemiology norovirus HuNoV

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