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Enterovirus D68

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) is not a new virus, but it has been getting more people sick this year.  Children are at higher risk, because they may not have been exposed to this virus yet and do not have immunity built up against it.  Children with asthma may have greater risk of developing a more severe…

By Heather Molnar October 14, 2014 Off

Ebola – information from the CDC

Ebola is a viral disease that is spread through contact with bodily fluids (i.e. pee, poop, vomit, blood) on the mucus membranes (eyes, mouth, nose). A person with symptoms of Ebola must have had contact with a person with known Ebola or travel to an area with active Ebola in the last 21 days. Symptoms…

By Heather Molnar October 14, 2014 Off