• It's Not Just You: The Flu Is Bad This Year

    16 days ago - By Time

    This winter has brought a cold reminder that SARS-CoV-2 isn't the only virus we need to think about. After two winters during which influenza was subdued by pandemic precautions, the last few months have shown that the flu is still a major public health threat that can overwhelm busy hospitals and cost thousands of lives.
    This flu season is no 100-year outbreak. But it's the most severe flu season since the start of the pandemic. “It looks very similar to some of the worst seasons in the past 10 years,” says John Huddleston, a staff scientist in the Bedford Lab at Fred Hutch Medical...
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