2 patients die after viral outbreak at elderly-care complex

January 6, 2013

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Two elderly patients died over the holidays following a norovirus outbreak at the Redwoods senior residential care facility in Mill Valley, check California according to the Marin Independent Journal.

Marin County Public Health Officer Dr. Matthew Willis reported Friday that the two died at The Redwoods after falling ill, and that while norovirus may have contributed, it cannot be regarded as the cause of death.

The county said Friday that the outbreak at The Redwoods appears to be in “waning stages.”

Both patients were 86 or older, and both were “do not resuscitate” patients with “significant pre-existing conditions,” the health officer added.

Source: Marin Independent Journal

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