Enterovirus D68: SickKids testing 3 patients, hospital confirms

October 3, 2014 11:58 AM

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Enterovirus D68: SickKids testing 3 patients, hospital confirms

Three young patients at Toronto’s SickKids are currently being tested for Enterovirus D68 after they experienced muscle weakness following respiratory illnesses, the hospital confirmed Friday.

The virus commonly causes a variety of mild symptoms, such as coughing, running nose or trouble breathing. But Enterovirus D68, which is only one type of virus within a larger group that cause similar symptoms, is sometimes associated with severe neurological problems, including muscle weakness and ...

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