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Public Health Officials Alert

      Health Care Providers in Wichita Falls are on high alert in regards to the mysterious respiratory Enterovirus D68 that's spreading across the nation. 

     Cases have already been reported in Oklahoma and the virus is hitting children hard and is very contagious. 

     The Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District alerted doctors and hospitals Wednesday to be on the lookout for symptoms, as well as hot to prevent it. 

     It is important to note the CDC has not yet seen any cases of this virus in Texas. 
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