“Last week we were contacted by the WRBL and asked if we would share parts of a recent online video created to educate the public about the risks associated with exposure to the norovirus,” reported Paul Cochrane, President of Cochrane and Associates, the company behind the IAQ Video Network and the norovirus video. “We were delighted to share this important information and we hope it helps WRBL’s viewers protect themselves from the virus.”
In the United States, the CDC estimates that more than 21 million cases of acute gastroenteritis are due to norovirus infections each year. Noroviruses are a group of related, single-stranded RNA, non-enveloped viruses that cause acute gastroenteritis in humans.
Noroviruses are transmitted primarily through the fecal-oral route, either by consumption of fecally contaminated food or water or by direct person-to-person spread. Environmental and fomite contamination may also act as a source of infection. Evidence exists for transmission due to aerosolization of vomitus that presumably results in droplets contaminating surfaces or entering the oral mucosa and being swallowed.
To view this video visit: http://www.youtube.com/
To view the WRBL report visit: http://www2.wrbl.com/
To learn more please visit http://www.IAQTV.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (602)510-3179.
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About Cochrane & Associates, LLC & the IAQ Video Network
Cochrane & Associates is a business development, public relations and marketing consulting firm that specializes in the environmental, HVAC, mold and indoor air quality industries. The company has worked with many of the industries’ leading institutions and companies and continues to be an innovator in the industry. They are also the innovators behind the IAQ Video Network.