Why Does It Feel Like Everyone Sick Right Now?
Waleed Javaid, MD, discusses this year's surge in viruses and how people can combat getting sick. He said, “there’s a sense that we’re in the midst of an unprecedented collision of viral illnesses: In the wake of a return to in-person learning without coronavirus-related precautions, RSV and the flu are hitting peak levels earlier than expected. And COVID-19 cases are poised to spike with the holiday season upon us, the experts warn. Looking at just the flu, the main thing is (compared to previous years), we are much higher, much earlier already. And I don’t think people are recognizing that.