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Rhode Island Girl Dies From Infection Associated With Enterovirus

10/2/2014

CBS Boston
(CBS/AP)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CBS/AP) — The Rhode Island health department announced Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl has died from a staph infection associated with the enterovirus D68, a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.

At a news conference in Providence, health officials said Emily Otrando of Cumberland died last week, shortly after she was rushed to the hospital for shortness of breath.

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