October marked the official beginning of the 2022-2023 flu season, and signs indicate that it might be active. Although restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic softened the blow for the flu season in 2020 and 2021, things have changed again, and we may all need to be more cautious this fall and winter. The Shape… Continue reading Flu Season is Here: Breakdowns and Projections for 2022-2023
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Flu Season & the Pandemic: Twindemic or a Manageable Crisis?
As of September 17, 2020, there are over 29.9 million COVID-19 cases and 941,000 deaths worldwide. The United States leads the count with over 6.65 million cases and 197,000 deaths. The influential model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation projects there could be approximately 415,000 COVID-19 deaths by January 1, 2021 in the… Continue reading Flu Season & the Pandemic: Twindemic or a Manageable Crisis?
Flu Season is Upon Us
We all prepare for the winter season in similar ways—cutting firewood, making homemade dishes, drinking hot beverages, and for many of us, receiving the flu shot. The annual prick has become a habit for many Americans as the cold, winter months approach. Although this task may seem like one more thing that we must fit… Continue reading Flu Season is Upon Us