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Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 1:02 PM
Subject: MDCH Enterovirus D68 Information
Message relayed from MIHAN Alert:
Recent reports indicate increases in severe respiratory illness in pediatric (non-neonatal) children associated with Enterovirus-D68 infection. Original reports described clusters of illness in Kansas City, Missouri. Other reports have since come from St. Louis and Denver. The Michigan Syndromic Surveillance Syndrome has detected an increase in emergency department visits over this past weekend due to respiratory illness in children ages 5-17. A number of healthcare facilities have also reported suspect cases or clusters of illness in Michigan.
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