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Oct 02, 2014

Oct 02, 2014

News Scan for Oct 02, 2014

More US chikungunya cases
More EV-D68 cases
Antimicrobials in animals
Typhoid fever control gaps

Oct 01, 2014

Oct 01, 2014
US satellite image

CDC: EV-D68 found in four patients who died

The CDC says it's not clear what role EV-D68 played in the deaths, but Rhode Island reports a death due to bacterial infection.

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
Boy in wheelchair

CDC notes more EV-D68, sees link to earlier polio-like illness

As the CDC confirms 29 new cases, it reports that an outbreak strain is closely related to one from California in 2012.

Sep 29, 2014

Sep 29, 2014
Asthma inhaler

EV-D68 cases jump to 443 as neuro illnesses probed

The CDC reports 166 new cases and is investigating 9 neurologic illnesses in Colorado.

Sep 08, 2014

Sep 08, 2014
Young girl in ICU

Rare enterovirus blamed for severe respiratory illness in kids

EV-D68 earlier caused polio-like illness in 2 kids in California and has now affected about 12 states.

Feb 24, 2014

Feb 24, 2014
Sick child in hospital bed

Puzzling polio-like illness reported in 5 California children

Five California children suffered a puzzling illness that left them with limited limb function.


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