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By Elisha Fieldstadt
The blight of the adenovirus, which killed 1
The federal report states that the pediatric medical director of the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehab has told the inspectors that he initially did not know how many children were infected with adenovirus or how someone in his office was to respond to the outbreak, according to Northjersey.com.
"I knew that after the fourth death we had a problem," said the medical director, whom he did not name. Report Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Children began to fall ill on September 26, but the wave of illness was not reported to the authorities until October 9. By mid-November, at least 33 children and an employee were bad, and 11 of the sick children died.
Rowen Bautista, the Wanaque Administrator, appealed the findings of the federal report and stated that the center had appealed "charges".
after a brief survey, federal surveyors compiled a report filled with factual inaccuracies, neglect of medical findings and shouting distortions about how the viruses spread, "said Bautista.
This was not due to the delay in treatment or any other unwarranted statement contained in the CMS Report, "she said.
Outbreaks were posted on December 11, Bautista said. According to the Associated Press, Wanaque is still banned from receiving new patients to the pediatric fan unit.