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New Jersey Preschooler Who Died Had Virus

But authorities can't say for sure whether EV-D68 is responsible for death

(Newser) - A 4-year-old who died in New Jersey had the virus that is making hundreds of kids sick around the country, reports NBC Philadelphia . Health authorities say the preschooler in Hamilton Township tested positive for enterovirus-D68. But as is the case with a child in Rhode Island who also died, health... More »

'Unprecedented' Outbreak Strikes Hundreds of Kids

Children hospitalized in 10 states with cold-like enterovirus

(Newser) - Hundreds of children have been hospitalized across several states with a respiratory illness that seems like a cold but can grow far worse, CNN reports. Colorado, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, and Oklahoma have already called the CDC for help in tackling an enterovirus that appears... More »

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