MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota health officials are watching for a once rare respiratory virus that’s spreading across the Midwest.
Hundreds of children have showed up at emergency rooms and intensive care units with a severe cough and struggling to breathe.READ MORE: Vikings Activate DT Dalvin Tomlinson From COVID-19 Reserve
The CDC doesn’t know why this summer’s cases of Enterovirus 68 are so severe.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 2 Live Updates: 10th Juror Seated, 4 More Needed
Adults do not seem to be susceptible.
The Minnesota Department of Health says there’s no evidence of the virus in Minnesota right now.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC
Health officials say to avoid getting sick, wash hands, cover coughs, and stay home if you do get sick.