Virus not confirmed in Michigan yet but is likely already present

September 10, 2014 11:04 PM

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Virus not confirmed in Michigan yet but is likely already present

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP — Hundreds of children in as many as 12 U.S. states have become sick by a virus similar to the virus that causes the common cold. It’s called enterovirus 68.

Most cases aren’t severe enough to require medical treatment, but some kids have needed hospital stays, including a Colorado girl seen in this story. The Michigan Department of Community Health is asking doctors statewide to check for the virus in kids who show symptoms of severe respiratory illness...

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