M.D. Anderson changes visitor policy

October 19, 2009 7:07:31 AM PDT
M.D. Anderson is the latest Houston hospital to change their visitor policy to battle swine flu fears.[SWINE FLU: Symptoms, questions and answers and more]

Starting today, children under 12 can't visit patients. Memorial Hermann Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital have made similar restrictions.

Doctors say the policy has helped contain the flu and ER visits are down.

Families of patients say they don't want to leave their children at home but understand why the policy is in place.

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