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How can I protect myself from enterovirus D68 infection?

Enterovirus D68 is a virus from the polio family. The most common time of transmission is in the summer and fall. Respiratory droplets and getting the virus on your hands is the most common source of transmission. So the usual protection that you use to prevent catching viruses is the same: Wash hands, clean doorknobs, cover mouth when coughing, etc. The people at most risk are children and teens.

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