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Episode 136 – Protect Your Little Pumpkins from RSV and Tips for a Boo-tiful Halloween!

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie October 29, 2022 706 1

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On Saturday, October 29, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Katie Lockwood from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia report on the recent surge in RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) – a virus which can cause severe symptoms in young children. Dr. Lockwood also gave a great list of safety tips to help keep Halloween safe for your “trick-or-treaters!”

Meet Our Guest:

Katie Lockwood, MD, MEd

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Distinguished Chair in the Department of Pediatrics as the Director of Behavioral Health Education in the Pediatric Residency Program, CHOP
  • Director of Education, CHOP Primary Care Network

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