The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has developed an informational flyer concerning the Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). This flyer can be found at http://www.adph.org/epi.
Almost all of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-confirmed cases this year of EV-D68 infection have been among children. Many of the children had asthma or a history of wheezing.Many parents continue to be worried about the outbreak and want information about what they can do to prevent illness and protect themselves and their families.The CDC has developed information and resources for parents about EV-D68. Web Feature, “What Parents Need to Know About Enterovirus D68”