Local pediatricians are seeing an uptick in patients with croup

“The masks have kept these respiratory illnesses under control and now that we’ve loosened up our mask restrictions and stuff, I think that’s when we started seeing all these respiratory viruses and illnesses come back up. It is important to still be checking these kids, if they’ve got new onset cough, fever, because you can see fever with croup, that we still are screening these kids for COVID,” Dr. Soong said.

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