The spread of the Enterovirus 68 has many parents concerned that their children are at risk of catching the potentially lethal virus.

Dr. Najam Zaidi, the Medical Director of the Infection Control Program at Southcoast Health, told the WBSM Morning Show says that some basic hygene tips will do a great deal to prevent the Enterovirus from spreading.

Doctor Zaidi also says symptoms can help parents tell the difference between a simple cold and something more concerning.

Dr. Zaidi says parents should also be concerned if symptoms suddenly escalate.