A Maryland College Student Died From a Dangerous Strain of Adenovirus. Here's What to Know

A student at the University of Maryland has died from an illness associated with adenovirus—a common virus that’s also been linked to 11 deaths in New Jersey over the last two months. According to WJLA news, the college student was identified as 18-year-old Olivia Paregol. Paregol’s death was announced Tuesday in a statement from David McBride, MD, director of the […]

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Adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey kills 11, officials order center to separate patients

Virus kills 11th ‘medically fragile’ child at NJ facility Adenovirus outbreak claims its 10th victim at a pediatric care center in Wanaque, New Jersey. Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation has stopped admitting new patients until the outbreak is over; Lauren Green reports. A viral outbreak at a New Jersey pediatric facility has killed another child, health officials confirmed Friday, […]

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Former patient describes grim conditions at health center where 10 children died

HASKELL, N.J. — Officials on Wednesday confirmed another death from a virus spreading through a rehab center in New Jersey. The state’s Health Department says this is the tenth child to die after contracting adenovirus at the facility, CBS New York reports. The child lived at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell where so far 27 cases of illness […]

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