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Protecting yourself from the enterovirus D68

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- There are four deaths that may be linked to this virus -- one victim was a child from our area.

Doctors say prevention is common sense, but apparently, families are not getting the message.

Checklist for your children:
- Teach them to wash their hands properly (at least 20 seconds). Have them sing the Happy Birthday song twice.
- Give them personal packs of tissues to keep with them at all times. As alternative, remind them to sneeze and cough into their arm.

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