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VRE outbreak still impacting hospital
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is getting a handle on the situation, but Dr. David Gregory Gamble says it will still take some time to rid the facility of the bacterial outbreak.
about 4 hours ago by: Leith Dunick

THUNDER BAY ? The medical lead for infection control at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre they?ve started to get ahead of bacterial outbreak at the hospital.

But David Gregory Gamble says it will take some time to eliminate the risk and restrictions on seven wards will remain in place.

Additionally, another ward has been hit by an enteric virus outbreak, which was declared on Thursday night, which Gamble likened to a norovirus infection and leads to vomiting and diarrhea in patients afflicted with the disease.

Gamble said vancomycin-resistant enterococci, also known as VRE, has been lingering at the hospital for the past couple of months...