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Euro Surveill. 2013 Jan 3;18(1):8-9.

Indications for worldwide increased norovirus activity associated with emergence of a new variant of genotype II.4, late 2012.

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National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands. janko.van.beek@rivm.nl

Abstract

Globally, surveillance systems showed an increasein norovirus activity in late 2012. Molecular datashared through the NoroNet network suggest thatthis increase is related to the emergence of a newnorovirus genotype II.4 variant, termed Sydney 2012.Healthcare institutions are advised to be prepared fora severe norovirus season.

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