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2019
November
18,
2019
| 11:14 AM America/Chicago
Last week, Nov. 17-23, 2019, 826 patients were tested for the flu, with 210 testing positive for the flu (197 Flu B, 13 Flu A) and 209 more testing postive for RSV. ...
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October
28,
2019
| 13:39 PM America/Chicago
Does your child have the sniffles, sneezing, tummy aches or worse? They aren’t alone. Last week, eight children tested positive the flu at the medical center, according to Laboratory results from Cook Children’s. What’s interesting is that seven c...
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2018
December
27,
2018
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
More than 1.5 million people visited checkupnewsroom.com. We thought we would take a look back at our most popular stories written in 2018. Let's start the countdown: 10. Couple Fights To Give Child Abuse Victim, Foster Chlid Forever Home: We begi...
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November
26,
2018
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
RSV has arrived at Cook Children's. Last week, 178 kids tested positive for RSV, compared to only two who tested positive for Influenza A. RSV is a virus. It’s short for respiratory syncytial virus. It causes a disease in young children (especi...
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November
19,
2018
| 10:23 AM America/Chicago
Lots and lots of viruses out there right now. I know so many of you are frustrated with how long your kiddo's been sick, and how much they've been coughing. Lots of RSV. Last week of the 422 kids tested at Cook Children's, 137 had RSV and six had ...
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November
07,
2018
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
One of the most common illnesses pediaricians see is called bronchiolitis. Lots of viruses can cause bronchiolitis, but one of the most well known is RSV. While flu always receives a lot of attention, I thought this would be a great time to talk a...
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2016
December
30,
2016
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
You never know what story you'll find on our newsroom.  If you want proof, read this diverse list of our most popular stories of 2016. We hope you enjoy our look back: 10. 7 Ear Infection Myths Every Parent Should Know. Parents flocked to this ...
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November
29,
2016
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
By Lizy Varughese, M.D. Cases of RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) infections in North Texas commonly increase in the winter. But this year, it's arrived earlier than usual. During the week of Nov. 20, 2016, 47 Cook Children’s patients tested posi...
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2015
November
30,
2015
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
Are we there yet? “No.” Are we there yet? “No. 5 more minutes.” Are we there yet? “No. I will tell you when we get there!” Did anyone hear this or something like it last week? We’ve been asking a similar question to our favorite Cook Chil...
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November
11,
2015
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
Researchers may have created a possibly revolutionary needle-free vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus, better known as RSV. The vaccine is only in the beginning stages and part of ongoing research, so it will not be available to the public...
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February
19,
2015
| 10:15 AM America/Chicago
It’s still technically flu season, but that’s not the only illness that has families flocking to the Emergency Department (ED) at Cook Children’s. Ailments run the gamut from respiratory and fever issues (RSV and influenza) to gastroenteritis with...
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