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What is enterovirus?

Enteroviruses are a genus of virus, meaning they are a large family of viruses that include many that infect humans on a regular basis. Enteroviruses can cause many different illnesses including hand, foot and mouth disease; meningitis; upper and lower respiratory illnesses (which can be mild like the common cold or severe); and gastrointestinal illnesses such as diarrhea.

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Enterovirus D68: Top 5 Must-Know Facts
Enterovirus D68: Top 5 Must-Know FactsEnterovirus D68: Top 5 Must-Know FactsEnterovirus D68: Top 5 Must-Know FactsEnterovirus D68: Top 5 Must-Know Facts
What you need to know about the EV-D68 virus. Enterovirus D68 is one of more than 100 similar viruses called non-polio enteroviruses. While many of th...
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Is There a Specific Test That Can Diagnose Enterovirus D68 in Children?
Is There a Specific Test That Can Diagnose Enterovirus D68 in Children?
If I Think My Child Has Enterovirus D68, What Should I Do?
If I Think My Child Has Enterovirus D68, What Should I Do?
What Are Common Symptoms of Enterovirus D68?
What Are Common Symptoms of Enterovirus D68?

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