Hepatitis

Nursing home infection rates have increased across the board, hepatitis has surged 50%, Columbia researchers find

Nursing home infection rates have increased across the board, hepatitis has surged 50%, Columbia researchers find

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The rate of nursing home infections increased during a recent five-year period, with especially dramatic surges in multi-drug resistant organisms and viral hepatitis, according to recently published findings from Columbia University School of Nursing and the RAND Corporation.