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  1. 4 deaths reported in people with enterovirus D68, but exact cause unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | GlobalNews

    Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness in the U.S. have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday. A 10-year-old Rhode Island girl died last week after suffering both a bacterial infection and infection from enterovirus 68 , Rhode Island health officials said.

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  2. Enterovirus D68 found in 4 patients who have diedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths.

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  3. Rhode Island child dies from infection associated with EV-68Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    Health officials in Rhode Island confirmed that a child has died as a result of the Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enteroviral infection or EV-68. Officials with the Rhode Island Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they have been testing some samples of patients, who have recently died and determined an unidentified child died of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enteroviral infection or EV-68.

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  4. Health Officials Hope Enterovirus D68 Has Peaked In ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Health officials hope that enterovirus D68 has peaked in Colorado following the news that three people infected with the virus have died in other states. On Wednesday it was announced a 10-year-old child from Rhode Island infected with the virus died last week.

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  5. Mobile News Now: Wednesday October 01, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    WPTZ NewsChannel 5's George Mallet has tonight's news for your mobile device, "Mobile News Now." Also, Chief Meteorologist Tom Messner has the latest forecast CHANNEL FIVE'S GEORGE MALLET HERE -- WITH MOBILE NEWS NOW.

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  6. Child death in Rhode Island first linked in U.S. to virusRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    A 10-year-old girl who died last week in Rhode Island is the first confirmed death from a respiratory virus that has hospitalized hundreds of children across the United States, health authorities said. The girl died from a staphylococcus aureus sepsis infection associated with Enterovirus D68, said Christina Batastini, a spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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  7. CDC: 4 People With Enterovirus D68 Have DiedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WebMD

    Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

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  8. Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies after infection: officialsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    A Rhode Island child hospitalized with Enterovirus D68 has died of a bacterial infection, in what state public health officials described on Wednesday as an unusual and dangerous combination. The child, a 10-year-old girl who was not named, died last week as a result of a staphylococcus aureus sepsis alongside the respiratory virus, the Rhode Island Department of Health said in a statement, calling it a "very rare combination that can cause very severe illness in children and adults."

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  9. Juror pool narrowed to 40 for friend of accused bomberRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHDH

    The judge that will preside in the trial of Robel Phillipos has narrowed the pool of potential jurors to 40. Phillipos is accused of lying to police about being in accused marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room in the days after the attack. The judge spent the day Wednesday questioning jurors one on one seeking to find individuals who can be fair and impartial.

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  10. Grandmother, 49, dressed up as a witch named 'Nelda' to torture her ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: First Ebola patient diagnosed on American soil. Texas governor Rick Perry reveals schoolchildren from FOUR different schools have been exposed and 18 Americans could be infected U.S. airlines scramble after HUNDREDS of passengers U.S. Ebola patient had contact with on the THREE legs of his journey from Liberia to Dallas Ebola victim told ER nurse he had been in African outbreak zone - but was sent home with antibiotics for a 'low grade virus' TWO days before he was finally quarantined Secret Service chief RESIGNS after knife- wielding intruder breached the White House and armed man got into President's elevator over just three days Manhattan mother whose children were 'butchered by their nanny' endures fresh anguish as she faces lookalike sister of alleged killer every day on the school run 'Jesus NEVER existed': Writer finds no mention of Christ in 126 historical texts and ... (more)

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  11. Child Death in Rhode Island Is First Linked in U.S. to VirusRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A 10-year-old girl who died last week in Rhode Island is the first confirmed death from a respiratory virus that has hospitalized hundreds of children across the U.S., health authorities said. The girl died from a staphylococcus aureus sepsis infection associated with Enterovirus D68, said Christina Batastini, a spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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  12. Park N' Ride bid rejected by SPCRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Narragansett Times

    After a lengthy proposal process, the State Properties Committee ultimately rejected a proposal from the Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation to purchase the Park N' Ride at the corner of Routes 102 and 2. The approximately $72,000 sq.

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  13. Public records 101Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Phoenix

    On September 15, the freedom of information advocacy organization, ACCESS/RI, released Access Limited: An Audit of Compliance With the Rhode Island Public Records Laws , a 131-page report examining how Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns, and 24 of our state and quasi-public agencies - from the Airport Corporation to the Department of Health to the State Police - are living up to the state's recently-enhanced Access to Public Records Act . The report, produced with the help of the Boston-based "collaborative news site and public records request platform," Muckrock, didn't paint a pretty picture.

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  14. Rhode Island Department of Health confirms death of enterovirus-infected childRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    During a press conference Wednesday, Dr. Michael Fine explained that many of us will have enterovirus, with very mild symptoms leading to a quick recovery. "From an infectious disease perspective, this is a disaster for the patient, for the child and it is from an infectious disease perspective really a perfect storm", said Dr. Michael Fine, of the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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  15. Enterovirus D68 found in 3 patients who have diedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Samples collected from three patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths.

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  16. Rhode Island child dies of infection associated with rare respiratory virusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Rhode Island child died last week of an infection associated with the rare respiratory virus that has been sickening children around the country, health officials said on Wednesday. The child died of a staph infection associated with an infection of enterovirus 68 , or EV-D68, the uncommon viral strain that has been found in hundreds of children in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

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  17. Rhode Island child dies from infection tied to enterovirusRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    A 10-year-old girl from Cumberland, R.I., died last week from an infection associated with the EV-D68 infection that is sweeping the country and causing children to be hospitalized with serious breathing ailments, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. The unidentified child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis and EV-D68, also known as enteroviral infection.

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  18. Child Infected with Enterovirus 68 Dies in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    A child infected with enterovirus 68 has died, the Rhode Island Department of Health said Wednesday. The 10-year-old girl from Cumberland, Rhode Island, died last week of a rare combination of bacterial and viral infections, the department said, explaining that she died of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis "associated with" enterovirus 68. "We are all heartbroken to hear about the death of one of Rhode Island's children," state Health Department Director Dr. Michael Fine said in a statement.

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  19. First Enterovirus-D68 Death ConfirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WVNY

    The Rhode Island Department of Health confirms a child has died as a result of an infection that was associated with Enterovirus-D68. The child died from staphylococcus aureus sepsis, which when accompanied by Enterovirus-D68, is a rare combination that can cause severe illness in both children and adults.

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  20. Child's Death in Rhode Island May Be First in U.S. Linked to Rare VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mashable

    A child in Rhode Island has died from a rare disease combination that stems in part from an enterovirus that has spread across the United States over the past few months, and it may be the first such U.S. death associated with the virus this year. The child, who has not yet been identified, passed away last week after he was infected by a lethal combination of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis and a strain of the flu-like enterovirus known as EV-D68.

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