EV-D68 cases jump to 443 as neuro illnesses probed

September 29, 2014 11:05 PM

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EV-D68 cases jump to 443 as neuro illnesses probed

The tally of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in US children jumped to 443 today, up 166 since Sep 26, federal health officials reported, as an investigation of nine neurologic illnesses in Colorado that may be linked to the virus continued.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that confirmed cases number 443 in 40 states, up from 277 cases in the same number of states 3 days ago. All but 1 of the cases are in children.

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