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An open letter to Nova Scotia Parents: We support the Government’s plan for return to in school learning.

From: The Nova Scotia Pediatric Advisory Group

We recognize:

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IWK seeing increase in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in Emergency Department

For immediate release – December 13, 2021

With the arrival of cold and flu season in Nova Scotia, many children are coming to the IWK Health Emergency Department with cold symptoms, commonly resulting from RSV.

“The most common virus we are currently detecting in young infants is respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) which can cause laboured breathing, fever, cough and runny nose,” says Dr. Andrew Lynk, chief, Pediatrics at IWK Health.

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Putting smiles on the faces of patients and families at IWK Health - Smilezone Foundation revitalizes several busy children’s clinics and family newborn lounge

Halifax, NS - Some of IWK Health’s patients and families have been given a new reason to smile. On Wednesday, October 6th, IWK Health officially opened four new Smilezones at the IWK. Continue Reading

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