States prepping for virus sickening Midwest

September 10, 2014 6:31 PM

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Enterovirus D68 has been confirmed in Missouri and Illinois, and 10 additional Midwest states have contacted the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionfor support in investigating the virus, the agency said this week.

According to the CDC, EV-D68 is difficult to distinguish from a common cold and the agency said the outbreak would likely get worse before it gets better.

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