Norovirus

Phytochemicals: Natural Remedies for Emerging Viral Infection

November 02, 2015

Phytochemicals: Natural Remedies for Emerging Viral Infection, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. 2015. Lloghalu U (1), Khatiwada P (2), Khatiwada J (1), Williams LL (1). Author Affiliations 1. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies 2. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Biological Sciencesf Abstract Noroviruses […]

Keep Summer Produce Healthy and Safe

June 01, 2014

Published in Cabarrus Magazine June 2014. Read the PDF: Williams Cab Mag June 2014 A recent study published in the journal Brain Research, found that the phytochemicals anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins are effective in protecting against the loss of nerve cell function in the brain brought on by Parkinson’s Disease. One of the lead scientists on the study […]

NCRC Scientist Offers Tips on Recognizing and Preventing Norovirus

January 29, 2013

    Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director North Carolina Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net or Leonard Williams, PhD NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post Harvest Technologies llw@ag.ncat.edu 704-250-5705 (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- January 29, 2013)- Last week the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that a new strain of norovirus, the GII4Sydney, is sweeping the […]

How to Recognize and Prevent Norovirus

January 09, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that a new strain of norovirus, the GII4Sydney, is sweeping the United States. First reported in Australia in March 2012, the CDC reported that the strain caused 58 percent of norovirus infections in December 2012. Norovirus is a common foodborne pathogen with as many as 21 million […]

How to Recognize and Prevent Norovirus

January 09, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that a new strain of norovirus, the GII4Sydney, is sweeping the United States. First reported in Australia in March 2012, the CDC reported that the strain caused 58 percent of norovirus infections in December 2012. What is norovirus? Norovirus is a common foodborne pathogen that […]

Norovirus spreading rapidly in Mecklenburg Co. nursing homes

February 03, 2012

By Tina Terry MECKLENBURG CO., N.C. WSOC TV The Mecklenburg County Health Department released numbers Friday showing how rapidly the norovirus is spreading through nursing homes. So far this year, between 150 and 200 cases have been reported. About 30 of those are staff members at nursing homes. “This virus spreads pretty quickly from person to person,” said […]