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Cook Children's Leads National Conversation on RSV Surge

doctors RSV national newsOn Oct. 17, the Cook Children's Public Relations team released an article about the surge in RSV cases flooding our Urgent Care clinics and Emergency Department, which also included a video interview with Jeff and Zoe Green. Their daughter, Lindy, had just been released from the PICU. Half of the children in the PICU at this time were diagnosed with RSV.

Within days of the Checkup Newsroom article being released, Cook Children's fielded dozens of interview requests from reporters across the U.S., including Fox News, CBS Evening News, Good Morning America and CNN. Below are a few of the national news stories that Cook Children's health experts participated in about the surge in RSV cases: 

The online news articles have a total readership of nearly 4 billion, and the broadcast coverage reached an audience of 22.7 million. Please help us get the word out about RSV, symptoms and when to call a pediatrician or seek immediate medical care by sharing these stories with your friends, family, neighbors and community members.