First case of enterovirus in Maryland confirmed

September 25, 2014 2:16 AM

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First case of enterovirus in Maryland confirmed

The first case of the virus has been confirmed in Maryland but the virus has affected 32 states in all since mid-August.

Health officials in Maryland have reported that the state has its first confirmed case of enterovirus. A hospitalized child was found to have the virus after a specimen was sent to the Center for Disease Control, whose lab confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).

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