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Setting of Norovirus Outbreaks Reported through the National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS), 2009-2010. Among 1,462 single exposure settings, there were 932 (63.7%) norovirus outbreaks in a health care facility, 287 (19.6%) in a restaurant or banquet facility, 98 (6.7%) in a school or day-care facility, and 31 (2.1%) in a private residence. Other single settings accounted for the remaining 114. outbreaks. For foodborne outbreaks, “setting” refers to the setting where implicated food was consumed.

Setting of 1,462 confirmed norovirus outbreaks with a single exposure setting, 2009-2010: 932 (63.7%) in a health care facility, 287 (19.6%) in a restaurant or banquet facility, 98 (6.7%) in a school or day-care facility, and 31 (2.1%) in a private residence. Other single settings accounted for the remaining 114 outbreaks. For foodborne outbreaks, “setting” refers to the setting where implicated food was consumed.

 

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