CNN: 30 sickened in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey, including 10 children who have died


The New Jersey Department of Health announced an adenovirus outbreak that started at a local healthcare facility leaving 10 children dead. This outbreak began last month and has since grown from 18 to 30 cases with an additional 4 deaths. Adenovirus is an acute respiratory condition and can be spread by touching contaminated surfaces or through airborne particles following coughing or sneezing. The CDC is working actively with the Department of Health to combat the spread of the outbreak. To read more about the outbreak, click here.

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