Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

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David Madden
June 06, 2019 - 5:04 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey health officials have announced new policies for patients in long-term care facilities, hoping to prevent outbreaks like the one that claimed 11 children in North Jersey last year. Those deaths occurred at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation...
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Wanaque Center For Nursing And Rehabilitation in Haskell, N.J.
Julio Cortez/AP, file
February 27, 2019 - 1:47 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal report says a viral outbreak that killed 11 children at a New Jersey nursing home was made worse because those in charge didn't plan for such an outbreak and didn't react fast enough. The Record reports the pediatric medical director of the Wanaque Center for Nursing...
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation on Ringwood Avenue in Haskell, NJ.
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David Madden
November 16, 2018 - 12:50 pm
FORDS, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey Health Department has confirmed an 11th fatality from a deadly strain of a viral infection at a critical care pediatric facility in Passaic County. State officials are stepping up efforts to get things under control. There are now 34 confirmed cases of...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
November 09, 2018 - 8:52 pm
By Michael Nedelman, CNN (CNN) -- After her 15-year-old son ended up "in critical and life-threatening condition" from an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, one mother is suing those who she believes allowed her son to end up in the ICU, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday...
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New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal
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November 01, 2018 - 8:34 am
By Michael Nedelman, CNN (CNN) -- A 10th child has died following an outbreak of adenovirus at a New Jersey rehabilitation facility, state health officials said. At least 27 children have been linked to the outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, the New Jersey...
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David Madden
October 30, 2018 - 8:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey health officials have released an interim report on conditions at a North Jersey hospital where nine medically fragile children died over the last month. Since the adenovirus outbreak first surfaced at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in...
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CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
October 28, 2018 - 2:26 pm
(CNN) -- Nine children have been reported dead at a New Jersey nursing home in the last week, at least eight from viruses that cause respiratory illness, the state health department said. The ninth victim, described as "medically fragile with respiratory illness" by the Wanaque Center for Nursing...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
October 26, 2018 - 8:47 pm
By Laura Ly and Susan Scutti, (CNN) -- An eighth child has died in a New Jersey nursing home that has had seven confirmed deaths from a group of viruses that cause respiratory illness, the state health department said. The "medically fragile child with respiratory illness" died at the Wanaque...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
October 25, 2018 - 8:39 pm
(CBS NEWS) -- When health officials reported this week that seven children died in a viral outbreak at a long-term care facility in New Jersey, the news focused attention on adenovirus, the bug believed to be responsible. According to the state's Department of Health, the deaths occurred among...
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Adenovirus
CDC/ Dr. G. William Gary, Jr.
October 25, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey health officials have confirmed another case of adenovirus at a Passaic County rehab center specializing in care for fragile young people. Seven children have died from the virus, which is also blamed now for sickening 11 other patients and one staffer at...
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