PROVIDENCE, R.I.—A glitch in McAfee antivirus software caused trouble in several Rhode Island emergency rooms.
Nancy Jean, a spokeswoman for the Lifespan system of hospitals, says they had to turn away non-trauma patients from their ERs. She says they fixed the problem by late Wednesday afternoon.
Jean says they also canceled some elective surgeries.
Lifespan represents about a third of the state's hospitals.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Health says no other hospitals reported a problem.