Dr. Nirav Patel
A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it’s not something to worry about on the day-to-day.
Another deadly case of the MERS virus has been confirmed in the United States.
Symptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.
There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.
A local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.
Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Nirav Patel at Saint Louis University Hospital says hospital officials are being vigilant here for anything unusual showing up.
The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.
Avoiding the flu.