Get the facts on the enterovirus sweeping the country so you can keep yourself and your family healthy and safe.
Enterovirus D-68 has burst onto the scene, sweeping across several states in a matter of months and infecting thousands of vulnerable children. Learn more about the virus that's grabbing headlines across the nation, find out whether you should be worried and understand the best ways to protect those you love.
What are the symptoms?
Early symptoms are similar to those of a typical cold. Those infected may have a cough, fever, trouble breathing, wheezing and occasionally a rash. Because the symptoms are common, you may not know if your child has this particular virus. You should take your child to the doctor or hospital if they are having trouble breathing or if they are refusing to walk or use a limb.