Yes, that’s right, kennel cough. Yes, I know that’s what puppies get when you lock them up all day in overcrowded conditions with many of them sick to begin with. So what does this have to do with pediatrics? I am glad you asked.
…but not yet in epidemic proportions. This web page
reports on recent flu activity.Â There is still time to get a flu vaccine (shot or squirt), and, finally, we have some.Â Children attending school and day care are coming in sick with many other viral illnesses, as well as bronchitis, pneumonia and ear infections.