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Unknown Child Respiratory Virus Outbreak

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MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A respiratory virus has stricken more than 1,000 children across 12 states including, Missouri, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio and Oklahoma, causing many to wind up in the hospital and prompting concerns of a wider outbreak.

About 15 percent of more than 300 children treated for respiratory illness in Missouri have ended up in an intensive care unit, according to a health alert from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

It’s beginning to spread rapidly and healthcare officials are saying it’s a matter of time before we see it throughout the United States. Read more about the virus and how to prevent infection HERE

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