(09-20-2014, 04:32 PM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote: What's up with this rare respiratory illness spreading like wildfire across the United States? What can we do to protect ourselves from infection?
wash your hands.
if you had contact with infected people even disinfect your hands.
keep everything neat and tidy especially in the kitchen. clean your kitchen more often.^^
Quote:The virus is hard to track as many enteroviruses cause similar symptoms and hospitals generally do not test for specific types. But health officials have asked doctors to send in samples if they suspect that Enterovirus D68 has caused a patient's severe respiratory illness.
Enteroviruses "tend to have a summer-fall pattern," Skowronski said, so the high number of cases will likely subside over the next few months.
Let's hope it does subside.
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