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  • What’s the difference between RSV, the flu and covid-19?

    Murray said his hospital is already starting to see RSV cases plateau. It’s hard to predict what might happen in the coming weeks, but it’s likely that flu cases will continue to rise. “If ever there was a year to get your flu vaccine, or to have your child get a flu vaccine, this is a year,” he said.

    Source: Washington Post
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  • Celiac Disease, COVID-19 in Neonates – Episode 136

    In this episode Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP, explains the process of diagnosing and treating celiac disease. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk with Louis Ehwerhemuepha, PhD, about new research on neonatal COVID-19.

    Source: AAP Pediatrics On Call Podcast
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  • Yale undergraduate team takes first place in national health policy competition

    A Yale undergraduate team consisting of Abe Baker-Butler (Ezra Stiles ‘25), Patryk Dabek (Ezra Stiles ‘25), and Allie Dettelbach (Saybrook ‘25) has won first place in the 2022 Tulane University Health Policy Case Competition (TUHPCC), a prestigious national public health contest seeking policy solutions to the gun violence epidemic in the United States.

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  • Why Is Everyone I Know Getting Sick?

    Masks and social distancing made the common cold nearly disappear, but now these viruses are back with a vengeance. RSV is filling up emergency rooms, and flu season is off to a roaring start, too. It’s the worst season of respiratory illness in recent memory. Why is this happening? Alok and Sheena explain the leading theory behind the “tripledemic.” Vitals is a series that’s taking a new approach to health and medicine. Hosts Alok Patel, MD, and Sheena Williams RN are going beyond the headlines to answer your questions on the latest health topics. No judgment, no taboos. Just 100% science-based information.

    Source: PBS Vitals
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