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2018
September
24,
2018
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Two children tested positive for the Influenza A virus from the week of Sept. 16 through Sept. 22, 2018, according to Laboratory results from Cook Children's. For the week, 85 children were tested for the flu, with 83 tests coming back negativ...
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2015
September
21,
2015
| 16:15 PM America/Chicago
The upcoming flu season leaves many questions, but one thing remains certain for Mary Suzanne Whitworth, M.D., the medical director of Infectious Diseases at Cook Children’s. “Vaccinations are still the best answer to preventing the flu and protec...
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2014
December
04,
2014
| 16:18 PM America/Chicago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a statement on Dec. 3, 2014, that left some wondering if they even need a flu shot this year. The short answer is yes because your child is still more protected than without one. Don...
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November
14,
2014
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
Ten years ago, the Lastingers’ lives seemed so perfect. Joe and Jen were the parents to two boys, a 3-year-old daughter and another little girl on the way.They worried about their children, but it was the standard concerns of most moms and dads. Coul...
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October
23,
2014
| 16:14 PM America/Chicago
By Marc Mazade, M.D. Fever, headaches, joint and muscle aches, weakness, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain and lack of appetite. Over the next few months, many children will have these symptoms and many parents will, and should, call th...
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September
17,
2014
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
By Lizy Varughese, M.D. The flu season is upon us once again ... what do you need to know as a parent? 1.What are symptoms of the flu? The flu may start like the common cold with symptoms of cough, congestion and runny nose, but may also be ...
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