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Patients went into the hospital for care. After testing positive there for Covid, some never came out.

Jewett C. Kaiser Health News. November 4, 2021.

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November 17, 2021

Jewett C. Kaiser Health News. November 4, 2021.

Nosocomial infection is a primary concern due to the COVID pandemic. This news story examines instances when inpatients contracted, and sometimes died of, COVID-19 while receiving care for a different condition. It summarizes the challenges associated with collecting adequate data that completely document nosocomial spread of COVID-19 and its impact on patient outcomes.