CDC Health Advisory - Circulation of Parechovirus in the U.S.

Published: 07/13/2022

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory to inform clinicians and public health departments that parechovirus (PeV) is currently circulating in the United States. Since May 2022, CDC has received reports from healthcare providers in multiple states of PeV infections in neonates and young infants.

Parechoviruses are a group of viruses known to cause a spectrum of disease in humans. Clinicians are encouraged to include PeV in the differential diagnoses o

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