Tag Archives: norovirus

Protect Yourself and Your Shipmates from Noroviruses

By Allen Wright, staff epidemiologist, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Here at the Navy’s hub for health surveillance, we are supporting you by continuously monitoring the health of our shipmates so that we may advocate for and recommend improved force health protection guidance.    One of my tasks toward that end is to monitor the incidence of disease and …

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Tips to Protect Yourself and Your Shipmates from Noroviruses

By Allen Wright, staff epidemiologist, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Here at the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC), the Navy’s hub for health surveillance, we are supporting you by continuously monitoring the health of our Navy so that we may advocate for and recommend improved force health protection guidance to you and your leadership.   One …

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Navy Medicine research helps to stave virus

By NMPCHC Public Affairs  The threat of a virus spreading could be the plot right out of a movie, but it’s real life and the Navy’s Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Two (NEPMU2) in Norfolk is dealing with those “what-if” scenarios every day. They announced March 12 the development of a norovirus testing kit to help identify Navy-wide outbreaks. Noroviruses are the …

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NAMRU-3 Supports Force Health Protection in the Horn of Africa

By Lt. Cmdr. Peter Sebeny, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 3, research clinician Camp Lemonnier, established in Djibouti in 2002, is the only fixed U.S. base under the Africa Command (AFRICOM) and is also home of the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA). Originally focused on counter-terrorism operations, the camp’s mission has now expanded to include strengthening partnerships …

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