Enteroviruses are the cause of a number of infections including hand, foot and mouth disease, the common cold and most recently, the condition called Acute flaccid myelitis or AFM.

What are enteroviruses, particularly enterovirus D68, what do we know about them and what research is being done?

Joining me to answer these questions about enteroviruses and more Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Dr Racaniello is a Professor of Microbiology & Immunology in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and a world renown virologist and science educator.

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Enterovirus D68/CDC
Enterovirus D68/CDC