October 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

Shady Grove’s Pediatric Medical Director Talks about Enterovirus (VIDEO)

An outbreak of the enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has spread across nearly every state in the nation causing severe respiratory illness in some children.  Dr. Erik Schobitz, medical director for the Pediatric Emergency Department of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital talked with MyMCMedia about the virus, the cases of paralysis in children in Colorado and what parents should […]

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October 2, 2014 | Krista Brick

Enterovirus Has Not Yet Been Reported in Montgomery County

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting that there has been at least one diagnosed case of enterovirus in Maryland, but so far no cases have been reported in Montgomery County. From mid-August to October 1, CDC or state public health laboratories have confirmed a total of 500 people from 42 states and the District […]

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