UA Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert Available to Discuss Respiratory Virus Affecting Children in the Midwest

Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of the virus in Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky.

Sean Elliott, MD, professor of infectious diseases with the UA Department of Pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases and a physician with the University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s, is available to speak with the media on the outbreak of the virus, enterovirus D68, causing respiratory illness and hospitalizations among children in the Midwest.

Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of the virus in Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky.
 
To schedule Dr. Elliott for an interview, please contact Darci Slaten, 520-626-7774 or darci@peds.arizona.edu