That's my son doing a breathing treatment. A cough is never just a cough for him, but even his doctor said that we should bring him right in. In case you haven't heard, there's some "mysterious" respiratory illness that is spreading fast. It's already hospitalized hundreds of children across 10 states and the CDC says they expect to see it spread into more states.

The basic breakdown is that for most that get it, the likely outcome is just cold-like symptoms. But for some, especially younger kids, it can go from cold symptoms to hospitalization -- even ICU -- in a matter of days.

Here's the scoop from the Washington Post.

I've got a bit of a scratchy throat.  If I'm not in on Wednesday, well...