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.
Who gets it?
Anyone can be infected, but children are hit the hardest. Unlike adults, who have been exposed to many different types of enterovirus throughout their life, kids’ immune systems are unprepared for the attack and take time to catch up with the infection. Adults who are infected are likely to have much more mild symptoms, if they have symptoms at all.