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CDC develops new faster test for enterovirus D68

On Oct. 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it has started using a new, faster lab test for detecting enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). This test will allow CDC to more rapidly test remaining specimens received from states since mid-September. The agency expects that EV-D68 infections will likely begin to decline by late fall. Read more.


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