Norovirus Outbreak Waning At The Redwoods In Mill Valley

January 8, 2013

HAIs in the News: KRON4, price January 5, 2013

The norovirus outbreak at The Redwoods residential facility in Mill Valley, California, is waning according to a report by KRON4.

The virus has sickened 63 staff and residents at the facility since December 24.

Two residents over 85 years old with “multiple medical conditions”were taken to Marin General Hospital where they died, supervising public health nurse Linda Ferguson said. Four other people were hospitalized, public health officials said.

According to the KRON4 report, public health nurse Linda Ferguson confirmed the virus is in its end stage.

Source: KRON4

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