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CDC: Respiratory illness reports rising, enterovirus D68 cases decline

November 21, 2014

While many states are experiencing reductions in the number of new enterovirus D68-associated illnesses, the CDC recently has received data indicating that some states are reporting increased respiratory illness activity.

“Since other seasonal respiratory viruses, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial viruses, are starting to circulate now, we are not sure if this increase is caused by these seasonal viruses or EV-D68 [enterovirus D68],” the CDC reported on its website.

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