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A spike in flu cases

Children's National Medical Center has seen a surge of patients with flu-like illnesses in the last six weeks, and an increase in those needing to be admitted.


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Flu brings deluge of worry, wait
Article | Her work day started before 7 a.m., when three flu-sickened children were being treated in the emergency room. Ready for another 12-hour shift, pediatric nurse Lindsay Wheeler donned her stethoscope and noticed, with some surprise, that there was no long waiting line of coughing youngsters and pa...

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