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April 20, 2005

Probable Transmission of Norovirus on an Airplane

JAMA. 2005;293(15):1855-1860. doi:10.1001/jama.293.15.1859

To the Editor: Noroviruses are highly infectious and transmitted by multiple routes in closed settings,1 but in-flight transmission of norovirus has never been documented. After notification of acute gastrointestinal illness among crew members of an 8-hour international flight arriving in Philadelphia, Pa, from London on December 19, 2002, we investigated if passengers on the flight subsequently became ill and, if so, the means of transmission.

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