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What steps can I take to prevent getting or spreading enterovirus D68?

To help prevent getting or spreading enterovirus D68 it is recommended that you practice good hand washing with soap and water for 20 seconds, disinfect frequently touched surfaces such as toys and doorknobs, avoid close contact with sick people, stay home when you are sick, avoid touching your face with unwashed hands, and cover coughs and sneezes with your shirt sleeve or a tissue rather than your hands.

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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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