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Week digest: I feel like I have a million dollars for my child’s prescription flu meds | Emma Brockes

Monday With the alarming news about this winter’s ‘triple epidemic’ – increasing numbers of RSV, flu and Covid cases, especially in children – when my child’s fever reached 103F late Monday, I did something thing i hate: dragging her around the corner to emergency care, the 24-hour walk-in clinic where, for $150, you can be …

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Exclusive: 10 superfoods to fight colds and flu in winter - take your pick and be healthy!

Exclusive: 10 superfoods to fight colds and flu in winter – take your pick and be healthy!

Winter regime: It’s the season to be merry! With the arrival of December, winter has officially set in. And while you’re sleeping in woolen clothes or curling up under a blanket, it’s important to pay attention to your diet. Cold temperatures bring with them their own set of health issues. “Winter seasons report more patients …

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School flu closures could disrupt recovery from COVID-related learning losses

School flu closures could disrupt recovery from COVID-related learning losses

Districts in Tennessee and across the country are working to help students recover from learning losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. But another respiratory illness threatens to undermine that work. Last month, flu outbreaks caused schools to close in at least 10 districts. And while the spread of the flu hasn’t caused any schools in …

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Pediatric respiratory infections, increase in flu cases

Pediatric respiratory infections, increase in flu cases

Oscar G. Gómez, MD, PhD, finds an unusual increase in RSV and influenza cases among Buffalo’s pediatric population. Published November 28, 2022 Ellen Goldbaum story Oscar G. Gómez, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics, this month called on children’s hospitals nationwide for the federal government to officially declare a state of emergency amid rising respiratory …

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California child dies from combination of flu and RSV in first fatal pediatric case this season

California child dies from combination of flu and RSV in first fatal pediatric case this season

The state Department of Public Health reported Monday that influenza and RSV claimed the life of a California child under age 5 for the first time during the 2022-23 season. To protect the family’s privacy, state officials said they would not release any further information about the child. “Our hearts go out to the family …

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