Enterovirus D68 Claims 6th Child, 21-Month Old Infant from Michigan


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21 month old Madeline Reid latest victim of Enterovirus D68. 21 month old Madeline Reid latest victim of Enterovirus D68.

Enterovirus D68 aka EV-D68 has claimed another child. This one a 21-month-old infant from Michigan named Madeline Reid.

Maddie like the five other young precious lives who succumbed to illnesses connected to Enterovirus D68, just one month ago had so much to look forward to.

What happened?

Fox

In less than a month, Madeline Reid went from a healthy 21-month old to having her body break down. Her family told Fox 2 she needed a miracle, one that tragically never came. Baby Madeline was admitted to the hospital Sept. 14 after what started as a runny nose quickly took a turn for the worse. Maddy suffered two strokes, leaving her partially paralyzed. She needed to be on dialysis for all major organs. She was in an induced coma waiting for a heart transplant that she was too ill to receive…

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