NJ Spotlight News

Families reach settlement over viral outbreak in Wanaque

Clip: 10/11/2021 | 57s | Video has closed captioning.

Two years before COVID-19 tore through the state’s nursing homes and killed thousands of elderly residents, the Wanaque rehabilitation and nursing facility was the site of a devastating viral outbreak that left 11 children dead and sickened 25 others. Now, 13 families, including seven who lost a child -- have reached a $6.2 million settlement with the facility’s former operators.

Aired: 10/11/21

Rating: NR

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