GHS: Enterovirus cases in Upstate are different strain than virus in Midwest

September 8, 2014 4:38 PM

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GHS: Enterovirus cases in Upstate are different strain than virus in Midwest

Officials at Greenville Hospital System say they are seeing patients with enterovirus but it is a different strain than what patients are being diagnosed with in other parts of the country.

Dr. Joshua Brown Lee, GHS pediatric infectious disease specialist, said the hospital sees cases of enterovirus every year around this time. He said doctors are actively monitoring all the patients to see if any have the strain that has sent hundreds of children to the hospital in other states.

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