Costume May Have Contributed To An Outbreak At California Hospital, Infecting 44

The outbreak happened in an emergency department, as shown in this file photo. Forty-four staff members at the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Emergency Department tested positive for coronavirus between Dec. 27 and Jan. 3.

Hospital officials in San Jose are investigating whether an inflatable costume contributed to an emergency department outbreak. One hospital employee died after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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Reese Oxner
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