Dr. Nirav Patel

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The Ebola Outbreak

We got a primer on the Ebola outbreak.

08/04/2014

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Expert: Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare, But in Missouri Lakes, Ponds

A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.

07/16/2014

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MERS Virus: How Worried Should We Be?

CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it’s not something to worry about on the day-to-day.

05/20/2014

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Health Officials Confirm Second MERS Case in U.S.

Another deadly case of the MERS virus has been confirmed in the United States.

05/13/2014

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Local Disease Specialist on the First U.S. MERS Case

Symptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.

05/08/2014

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St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

04/17/2014

Recording artist Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Expert: Miley Cyrus’ Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics is Rare

A local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.

04/17/2014

Coronavirus

Local Health Officials Remain Cautious About Coronavirus

Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Nirav Patel at Saint Louis University Hospital says hospital officials are being vigilant here for anything unusual showing up.

05/17/2013

Coronavirus

Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus

The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.

02/20/2013

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TIAM: We Get A Flu Update

Avoiding the flu.

01/11/2013

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