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High fever can be a sign that your child's illness requires medical attention. Photo copyright Getty Images.

Winter illness 101: fever can be key to diagnosis

Monday, February 24, 2020

When do coughs, sniffles and a fever warrant taking your child to the Pediatric Emergency Department? Children’s of Mississippi experts share information with parents on dealing with colds, flu and other wintertime illnesses. Read More

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention currently is the only organization that is conducting testing for COVID-19 using samples of blood and other bodily secretions. Photo copyright Getty Images.

COVID-19: UMMC experts explain what you need to know about novel coronavirus

Thursday, February 20, 2020

As cases of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continue to be diagnosed worldwide, Medical Center experts are equipping employees and staff with the vital information they need to be prepared should UMMC receive a patient with the new strain, first detected in late 2019 in Wuhan City, China. Read More

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