Enterovirus: My son was 'gasping for breath'

September 23, 2014 6:26 PM

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By Elizabeth Cohen Senior Medical Correspondent

Enterovirus D68 has swept through 30 states since mid-August. What sets the virus apart from many others in the same family is its vicious symptoms: Instead of just causing a summer cold, it sends children to the hospital -- where they often end up in the intensive care unit, struggling to breathe.

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