How These Parents Are Starting To Heal After Enterovirus Took Their 4-Year-Old

January 30, 2015 5:41 PM

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How These Parents Are Starting To Heal After Enterovirus Took Their 4-Year-Old

As an outbreak of enterovirus D68 spread across the United States last fall, many parents were swept up by the news, nervously watching to see whether the respiratory illness posed a threat to their children.

EV-D68 is one of more than 100 different types of non-polio enteroviruses, which generally result in only mild illness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that between August 2014 and January 2015, more than 1,150 individuals -- mostly children -- were infected with the virus, a ...

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