First Enterovirus D68 Death in New Jersey
Friday evening, October 3, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) notified the New Jersey Department of Health that a Mercer County child who died last week tested positive for enterovirus D68 (EV-68). CDC also confirmed a positive case of EV-68 in a Middlesex County child. The state currently has a total of nine confirmed cases in Camden, Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties. Read the NJ Department of Health’s Press Release. Visit its web site for more information.
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