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Enterovirus D68

Enterovirus is one of more than 100 non-polio enteroviruses. It can cause mild to severe respiratory illness. Mild symptoms include fever, runny nose, sneezing and cough. More substantive symptoms can include difficulty breathing.

Enterovirus is a respiratory illness, which can spread by close contact with an infected individual. Those who are sick prior to infection or who have weakenend immune systems stand in further risk of more challenging complications with Enterovirus, including paralyzation and infection of the brain and heart.

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Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology
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Email: epi@utah.gov
288 North 1460 West
PO Box 142104
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2104

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1-888-EPI-UTAH (374-8824)
 

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