Norovirus Outbreaks on Commercial Cruise Ships: A Systematic Review and New Targets for the Public Health Agenda

  title={Norovirus Outbreaks on Commercial Cruise Ships: A Systematic Review and New Targets for the Public Health Agenda},
  author={Fabrizio Bert and Giacomo Scaioli and Maria Rosaria Gualano and Stefano Passi and Maria Lucia Specchia and Chiara Cadeddu and Cristina Viglianchino and Roberta Siliquini},
  journal={Food and Environmental Virology},
Noroviruses are recognized as the leading cause of human acute viral gastroenteritis worldwide. The rate of outbreaks on cruise ships has grown significantly in recent years. Given the potentially harmful consequences of outbreaks for passengers and crewmembers and the subsequently high costs for cruise companies, disease outbreaks on cruise ships represent a serious public health issue. The aim of our study was to systematically review published studies related to Norovirus outbreaks on… 
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