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on September 11, 2022 in World News

Here We Go: CDC Issues Health Alert to Pediatricians and Parents About Rare, Serious Respiratory Disease That Affects Children

By Jim Hoft The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning pediatricians and parents about a rare and serious respiratory disease that is affecting children. It is not Covid-19 or flu, it is called Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). “Healthcare providers and hospitals in several regions of the United States notified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during August 2022 about increases in pediatric hospitalizations in patients with severe respiratory illness who also tested positive for rhinovirus (RV) and/or enterovirus (EV)… Upon further typing, some specimens have been positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-D68),” according to CDC’s website....

By Jim Hoft The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning pediatricians and parents about a rare and serious respiratory disease that is affecting children. It is not Covid-19 or flu, it is called Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)....

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