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KHQ NOW: Norovirus Outbreak in Medical Lake

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MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (AP) - Eastern State Hospital in Medical Lake has halted admissions, discharges and visits after a norovirus outbreak sickened 40 patients and staff. Twenty-one of the psychiatric hospital's 300 pateints and 19 of its 750 staff members have come down with the gastrointestinal illness this past week. Hal Wilson, the hospital's chief executive officer, says while those numbers are relatively low, he doesn't want the problem getting any worse. (Spokesman-Review)
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