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Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast

09/19/2014

Enterovirus Shows Up In NY As School Year Starts

A later start for the school year may be why a severe respiratory virus affecting children in nearly two dozen states took a while before showing up here, says a New York pediatrician.

“Schools in the Midwest tend to start a week or two before Labor Day, and most of the schools in the New York metropolitan area start just after Labor Day,” said Lorry Rubin, MD, chief of Pediatric Infectious Disease for Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

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