Enterovirus D68 is a virus that can cause respiratory illness.

Most people who get infected with enteroviruses do not get sick. People who get sick from this virus can have respiratory problems, but severe cases that require hospitalization are rare. Children with asthma appear to be at higher risk for breathing problems if infected with enterovirus.

Symptoms can also include runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and body aches.

There is no treatment for this and other enteroviruses, which likely spread through coughing, sneezing, or touching a surface contaminated with the saliva or mucus of an infected person.

Learn more about Enterovirus D68.

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