Norovirus Gastroenterities

Death and hospitalization rates associated with nursing home norovirus outbreaks are tied to lower nurse staffing rates, findings suggest

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Bad outcomes related to norovirus outbreaks in nursing homes are linked to lower daily registered nurse hours per resident, a recent analysis found.

CDC releases norovirus gastroenteritis guidelines

In response to increasing reports of norovirus gastroenteritis infections and outbreaks in healthcare settings, including nursing homes, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines for controlling and preventing outbreaks.