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"In one case, hospital officials found that an infected patient had come into contact 217 times with staff members, other patients and mobile medical assets before the infection was diagnosed.
"This is why it's so hard to contain norovirus and C. diff," said Clare Nash, RN, a program manager at the hospital, in a press release. "I am so amazed at the power of this data. It shows us how important it is to get an infected patient isolated as soon as possible."