Antibiotics are excellent for treating bacterial infections. But viral illnesses? Not so much. Although this has long been known, it hasn’t been a very easy message to get across to people who are sick with cold symptoms and want something to make them feel better fast. On Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, the Charlotte area’s two largest hospital groups on Thursday announced restrictions on patient visits due to the flu outbreak across the Carolinas and other states.
Antibiotics are excellent for treating bacterial infections. But viral illnesses? Not so much. Although this has long been known, it hasn’t been a very easy message to get across to people who are sick with cold symptoms and want something to make them feel better fast. On Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, the Charlotte area’s two largest hospital groups on Thursday announced restrictions on patient visits due to the flu outbreak across the Carolinas and other states. Handout TNS
Antibiotics are excellent for treating bacterial infections. But viral illnesses? Not so much. Although this has long been known, it hasn’t been a very easy message to get across to people who are sick with cold symptoms and want something to make them feel better fast. On Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, the Charlotte area’s two largest hospital groups on Thursday announced restrictions on patient visits due to the flu outbreak across the Carolinas and other states. Handout TNS