Hundreds of children hospitalized with respiratory virus in the United States

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Enterovirus has symptoms similar to those of the common cold.

Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized after contracting a respiratory virus, doctors have said.

The culprit is thought to be enterovirus EV-D68, which causes cold symptoms.

Ten Midwestern states, from Colorado to North Carolina, have reported cases in the past month.

Dozens of children were admitted to intensive care.