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Maury Regional Health Reports on Respiratory Illnesses

Respiratory illnesses are hitting communities hard across the country - particularly the Southeast - and southern Middle Tennessee is not immune.

Maury Regional Medical Center reported 148 patients who tested positive for COVID-19, influenza or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) between Dec. 24-31. According to Maury Regional Health Chief Medical Officer Christina Lannom, DO, 24 of those patients were hospitalized on Dec. 31.

“This is the season when respiratory illness tends to peak and this year is no exception,” Dr. Lannom said. “All of these illnesses spread rapidly and are transmitted thro...

 

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