Severe Enterovirus 68 Outbreak Experienced This Fall Season

September 30, 2014 4:11 AM

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Severe Enterovirus 68 Outbreak Experienced This Fall Season

Enterovirus 68 causes respiratory illness that has a lot of neurological issues showing symptoms like paralysis, nervous breakdown and muscle weakness. In Colorado, a number of children have been affected by this virus. Between August 8th and Sept 17th 9 cases of infection in children were confirmed by the Colorado health officials who showed symptoms that were related to the Enterovirus 68. All of these children developed neurological symptoms and also children who have asthma or other respiratory issues showed severe breathing problems.

Enterovirus 68 causes respiratory illness that has a lot of neurological issues showing symptoms like paralysis, nervous breakdown and muscle weakness. In Colorado, a number of children have been affected by this virus.

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