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Enterovirus D68 Hits New England

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Health officials on high alert, a dangerous disease making it's way toward Massachusetts. With your top local news, I'm Mark Maxwell. Just last week, emergency rooms all over the United States started overflowing with sick kids, many of them struggling to breathe. What often started out as just a cold, quickly morphing into an aggressive attack on the lungs. It's called Enterovirus D68. Now, it's creeping out of the midwest and making it's way into New England. Doctors are warning kids with asthma or other breathing conditions to take extra precaution. It sounds obvious, but health officials are reminding folks to wash your hands and cover up your mouth if you have to cough.

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