Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know How Best to Approach Suspected Enterovirus D68 Cases?

Robert A. Schwartz, MD, MPH


November 04, 2014

Although most viral infections begin with a fever or cough, enterovirus D68 is noted for presenting as a cough, wheezing, or difficulty breathing. The symptoms are not unlike asthma, even in children who have never had that condition. More than 90% of infections caused by nonpolio enteroviruses are asymptomatic or result only in an undifferentiated febrile illness.

For more on children with enterovirus D68, read here.


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