Enterovirus D68 confirmed at Yale-New Haven

The severe respiratory virus that has caused problems in other parts of the country is now officially here in Connecticut.  State health officials announced yesterday a 6-year-old child was treated

News 12 Staff

Sep 18, 2014, 3:53 PM

Updated 3,559 days ago

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The severe respiratory virus that has caused problems in other parts of the country is now officially here in Connecticut. 
State health officials announced yesterday a 6-year-old child was treated for enterovirus D68 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
It is the first confirmed case in Connecticut.
Doctors at the hospital say they treated the girl last week and she has since been discharged.
The state health department says it has sent samples from patients at four other hospitals to the CDC for testing.


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