MedStar Issues Air Quality Alert Action Days Amid Spike In Respiratory Difficulty EmergenciesAir quality across North Texas is causing concerns for MedStar officials in Fort Worth.
Cook Children's Implores School District To Have Students Mask Up, Social Distance, Get VaccinatedCook Children's pediatric hospital in Fort Worth has once again sent a letter to North Texas Regional Schools including Fort Worth ISD advocating for COVID-19 safety.
RSV Cases Trending Down In Texas, But Experts Not Sure That Will Continue With Kids Back In SchoolStatewide data that's also consistent in the Metroplex shows a dip in numbers, but experts are keeping a close eye on the trend as kids are heading back to school.
Rare Summer Spike In RSV Cases Reported In North TexasOutbreaks of the virus usually begin in October and last through March, but COVID-19 precautions may have delayed the normal RSV season.
North Texas Seeing Spike In RSV Cases Among ChildrenMore than 200 kids in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have tested positive in the last week.
Flu, RSV Cases Way Down In North Texas: Doctors Credit Public Health Measures During COVID-19 PandemicIn a typical year, hundreds of infants and toddlers in North Texas would be in the hospital right now because of RSV, a common respiratory illness, but the virus is almost nonexistent.
Cook Children’s Experiencing Extreme Number Of Patients, Seasonal Illness In Full SwingNearly 600 children were seen in Cook Children’s Emergency Department on Monday. That’s nearly double the average number of patients seen in a typical day.
North Texas Hospital Sees Drastic Spike In RSVOfficials at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth are warning parents of young children after a recent spike in cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus or RSV.
More North Texas Children Testing Positive For RSVAs if the flu outbreak hasn’t been bad enough, North Texas hospitals are seeing a big jump in children testing positive for RSV, a respiratory illness with symptoms that closely mirror the flu.
Insurance Change Could Increase Baby Virus RiskWe're now in the heart of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season. And insurance changes mean the risks for the potentially life threatening premature baby virus just increased.