NJ Preschooler's Death Blamed on Enterovirus 68

October 4, 2014 9:10 PM

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NJ Preschooler's Death Blamed on Enterovirus 68

The respiratory disease enterovirus 68 is being blamed for the first time for directly causing the death of a child.

Hamilton Township Health officer Jeff Plunkett said today that after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday that 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, N.J., was infected with the enterovirus 68 when he died last week, the Mercer county medical examiner deterimined the preschool...

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