Mystery Surrounding Outbreak Of Enterovirus 68 Continues

Enterovirus 68

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating whether limb weakness and paralysis in nine children could be connected to the far-reaching outbreak of the respiratory disease Enterovirus 68.

The CDC released a statement today saying nine children in Denver had reported a neurologic illness that led to some limb weakness or paralysis. Six of the eight children tested were found to be positive for a rhinovirus or enterovirus and four of those cases were found to be the Enterovirus 68.

ABC’s Jim Ryan joins us from Texas with details.

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