Robert Jacobson, M.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s pediatric and adolescent medicine departments, will participate in a Mayo Clinic/USA Today Twitter chat about H1N1 flu in children with asthma on Wednesday, November 18 from 8-9 p.m. EST.
The chat, which will be led by Mary Brophy Marcus (@BrophyMarcUSAT) of USA Today and Dr. Jacobson (@RobertJMD), will enable parents to ask questions about H1N1 flu and children, and particularly about the special concerns for children with asthma. Use the #kidsflu tag in your tweets to join the conversation.
Updated 11/18/09: See Mary’s article on H1N1 and kids with asthma in this morning’s USA Today.
As background for the #kidsflu conversation, Dr. Jacobson discusses ways to prevent H1N1 and some of the implications of this flu season for parents of asthmatics:
Tweet your questions for Dr. Jacboson using the #kidsflu tag in Twitter, or ask them in the comments below.