UPDATE Brandt School student in Hoboken has enterovirus city confirms

October 26, 2014 5:56 AM

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HOBOKEN -- A student at the Brandt elementary school in Hoboken has been diagnosed by a doctor as having a strain of the enterovirus, city spokesman Juan Melli confirmed on Friday evening.

However, Melli emphasized that there were over 100 known strains of enterovirus, only one of which has been associated with deaths of schoolchildren in New Jersey and elsewhere. He could not say whether the child does or does not have the dangerous D68 strain.

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