>> A viral outbreak has killed at least six young patients at a rehabilitation center in New Jersey. The state's health department said Tuesday, another 12 patients remain sick. They were infected with what's called an adenovirus. They usually only cause mild illness with cold-like symptoms, but the 18 patients had compromised immune systems.
The Wanaque Center serves newborns to 22-year-olds who are deemed medically fragile according to the center's website. The exact age of the victims is not known, but the outbreak started in the center's pediatric unit, according to a statement. The Health Department hasn't said how the outbreak is thought to have started, but said officials found minor handwashing deficiencies and will continue to carry out on-site surveillance.
The facility has been instructed not to admit any new patients until the outbreak ends.