30 People Are Now Ill, Including 10 Deaths, In Adenovirus Outbreak In New Jersey

Submitted by: daegog 1 week ago in News & Politics


Adenovirus? GREAT, another thing to kill us.

An excerpt from CNN: A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday.

All but one case are children with weakened immune systems and other serious medical issues, many of whom require assistance to breathe and function, at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, New Jersey.

The confirmed cases became ill between September 26 and November 5, according to the health department. The number has risen from 18 cases, including six deaths, announced last month by the health department.

A staff member was also affected by the outbreak but has recovered.

The outbreak in the Wanaque facility was caused by adenovirus type 7. This type is "most commonly associated with acute respiratory disease," according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Other types of adenovirus infections can cause flu-like symptoms, pinkeye and diarrhea.
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Male 9,185
Stop immigration from Aden, now.
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And if you multiply that number by 10 you'll get the number of people who were killed by influenza every year
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Male 18,342
dm2754 influenza is endemic. This resulted from bad practices. 
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6,813
Draculya this is more about sensationalism and fear-mongering
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