China – Norovirus outbreak at Shanghai university

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Health officials in Yangpu District, Shanghai are reporting a norovirus outbreak that sickened some forty students at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, according to a local media report.

Norovirus was confirmed by laboratory testing in both vomit and feces samples.

The university said it has disinfected all canteens, classrooms, dormitories and other public spaces, and also banned takeaway food being delivered to its campus.

It additionally enhanced monitoring of canteen operations and water supplies on campus.

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