Dr. Charles Chiu reviews microscopic imagery in his lab at the UCSF Mission Bay campus in San Francisco, Calif. on Friday, Feb.
24, 2017. Chiu has published findings on his research about the effects of paralysis in children with the Enterovirus D68 ATLANTA - The U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting pediatricians to be on the lookout for a rare, serious respiratory illness affecting children.The agency recently issued a health advisory late last week about Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, saying healthcare providers and hospitals in several regions across the country had notified the CDC last month about increases in pediatric hospitalizations.According to the CDC, Enterovirus D68 is a respiratory illness commonly seen in children that can range from mild to severe infection.
It is one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses.RELATED: Biden to address US effort to fight cancer by channeling JFK’s famous ‘moonshot’ speechSome people may not come down with any symptoms while others may experience a runny nose, sneezing, cough, body aches, and muscle aches.