By Shannon Knutsen
There are two very important things about the respiratory virus (HEV 68 aka EVD-68) that parents need to know about to stop the infection.
Scary news: Hundreds of children hospitalized for respiratory illnesses –> http://t.co/zHcxzMYExd
— Parents Magazine (@parentsmagazine) September 9, 2014
1. It can cause Polio-like paralysis.
— Shannon Knutsen (@STKnutsen) September 9, 2014
2. It’s a water-borne virus, meaning it will likely spread in schools.
And it isn’t done spreading yet.
— ProVation Medical (@ProVationMed) September 9, 2014
The virus is common to El Salvador and other third world countries.
— THE Chris Coon (@Coondawg68) September 9, 2014
CDC warns docs 2 be on the look out for kids that may be infected with what appears 2 be HEV-68(human enterovirus 68) http://t.co/mtsbMNgImq
— DrRameckHunt MD,FACP (@DrRameckHunt) September 9, 2014