Enterovirus D68 Hits Los Angeles County; First Case Confirmed in Long Beach

October 1, 2014 11:57 AM

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Enterovirus D68 Hits Los Angeles County; First Case Confirmed in Long Beach

Respiratory illnesses caused by an enterovirus are sending children to hospitals as the disease spreads across the country, health officials say. (Credit: CDC)

A child was treated at a Long Beach hospital for enterovirus D68, marking the first confirmed case of a virus that’s been spreading across the nation to be diagnosed in Los Angeles County.

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