Dr. Nirav Patel

The Ebola OutbreakWe got a primer on the Ebola outbreak.
Expert: Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare, But in Missouri Lakes, PondsA brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
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.
Health Officials Confirm Second MERS Case in U.S.Another deadly case of the MERS virus has been confirmed in the United States.
Local Disease Specialist on the First U.S. MERS CaseSymptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.
St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of FluThere's a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.
Expert: Miley Cyrus' Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics is RareA local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.
Local Health Officials Remain Cautious About CoronavirusInfectious diseases specialist Dr. Nirav Patel at Saint Louis University Hospital says hospital officials are being vigilant here for anything unusual showing up.
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.
TIAM: We Get A Flu UpdateAvoiding the flu.
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