Posts From Beverly Connelly MD

While this year’s flu season started off rather mild, the Ohio Department of Health reports that the first week of January saw an increase in flu-like illness. At Cincinnati Children’s, we have seen a rise in patients with confirmed flu › Continue Reading

With help from the news media, the measles exposure at Disneyland in California has given healthcare professionals a renewed opportunity to share information about measles with parents of the children for whom we care. The full scope of the illness › Continue Reading

Each influenza season is different from the last because the viruses that circulate change from year to year and immunity from season to season is not long lasting. Vaccines are prepared each year based on predictions and mathematical models of › Continue Reading

Enterovirus FAQs

If you’ve seen or read the news during the last few days, you’ve undoubtedly heard about a strain of enterovirus called EV-D68. This is the virus that has been reported to be associated with large numbers of respiratory illnesses across › Continue Reading

There’s no denying it, it’s flu season. And RSV season. And cold season. It seems everyone probably knows someone who is sick. It’s that time of year. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to sit back and wait for respiratory › Continue Reading

Flu season 2010-11 is fast approaching and as part of our preparation for this year’s strains of influenza, we’re remembering lessons from last year’s H1N1 pandemic. It was a flu season unlike any that we’ve seen before. With H1N1, we › Continue Reading