Dallas Boy Fighting for His Life After Enterovirus Diagnosis

October 3, 2014 2:03 PM

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Dallas Boy Fighting for His Life After Enterovirus Diagnosis

Now, the 11-year-old is fighting for his life after testing positive for enterovirus. His family is awaiting test results to see if he’s suffering from EV-D68, the particular strain of the virus linked to four deaths.

Sotelo is one of more than two dozen patients in seven states suffering from paralysis after contracting severe respiratory illness. He’s going through intensive physical therapy at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, too weak to speak and unable to lift his right arm.

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