6 kids dead in adenovirus outbreak at N.J. hospital

Adenoviruses can cause mild to severe illness

Adenoviruses can cause mild to severe illness

The kids are pediatric residents with "severely compromised immune systems" at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, the state Department of Health said in a statement.

Adenovirus is a family of viruses that typically impact young children and usually cause only mild illness, according to the Health Department.

"This strain has been particularly associated with disease in communal living facilities", the department said in a statement.

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Health officials said there is an "ongoing outbreak investigation" underway and that an inspection team from the agency has been investigating at the facility in Haskell. The health department says "minor handwashing deficiencies" were found at the facility on Sunday.

A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for "medically fragile children" has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said today.

The department said it was notified of respiratory illness at the Wannaque Center on October 9, and has been in close communication with officials there since.

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WCBS 880 has reached out to the Health Department for more information. The department is not releasing exact ages of any patients because of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and privacy reasons, Kirgan said.

"The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation has recently experienced some cases of the Adenovirus in its pediatric unit". Those with weakened immune systems may also carry and transmit the virus after they have recovered from an illness, the CDC says.

The facility's pediatrics center serves newborns to 22-year-olds who are "medically fragile" and provides an individualized program for each child, the center's website said.

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Local news site NewJersey.com reported that a letter had been sent to parents of patients about an outbreak on 18 Oct, but officials did not confirm any details about the virus until Tuesday.

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