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Getting The Scoop On The Enterovirus Hitting KC

Sep 12, 2014

States with CDC Lab-confirmed EV-D68 Infections
Credit Centers for Disease Control

With the kids in school, the risk of viral infection skyrockets. Over the past month, a rare form of enterovirus has sent more than 400 children in the Kansas City area to the emergency room.

On Friday's Up to Date, we talk with local health care professionals to better understand Enterovirus D68.

Guests:

  • Dr. Marita Thompson, pediatric critical care physician at Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, division director for infectious disease at Children’s Mercy.