Diseases With Similar Symptoms Pose Multitude of Problems for Doctors

Stephen Gluckman, MD, talks about the challenges facing doctors who treat patients infected with Ebola or Enterovirus D68. He also discusses issues facing clinicians as cold and flu season gets underway.

During cold and flu season, when patients present with symptoms raning from aches and pains to fever, doctors will need to be extra attentive to ensure proper diagnosis.

At IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia, Stephen Gluckman, MD, from the University of Pennsylvania, discussed some of the challenges clincians will face this year.