China says a surge in respiratory illnesses is caused by flu and other known pathogens
China’s health ministry says a surge in respiratory illnesses across the country that has drawn the attention of the World Health Organization is caused by the flu and other known pathogens and not by a novel virus.
What’s Going Around? COVID and strep throat hitting kids headed back to school
At Texas Children’s Hospital, doctors said there are currently hospitalized babies with RSV and COVID.While CVS MinuteClinic practitioners say the main viruses driving patients into their clinics are COVID and strep throat.
Seen at 7: Concerns over RSV, Covid, and Flu
RSV is highly contagious and can spread like a wildfire through local communities; in some cases, forcing early learning centers to shut their doors. RSV usually circulates from late December to mid-February. But this year, an early spike in cases is resulting in markedly higher numbers of infections and hospitalizations. More importantly, RSV infections among young children and now older adults are filling many U.S. hospitals to capacity.
Warning to parents: CDC issues health advisory after RSV cases rise across the South, including Texas
The American Lung Association is warning Texans after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory following an increase of respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV.