The dreaded and much anticipated triple-demic is finally here—for the first time RSV, flu, and COVID-19 are rising together. And it’s not looking pretty. Here is the current state of affairs. Overall Every Friday the CDC updates their “influenza-like illness (ILI)” data. This is…
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It’s been a crazy busy week, so I took the night off to watch Bluey with my girls. I’ll be back Monday with a State of Affairs. (I think we are already…
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After Omicron emerged as a highly contagious variant of concern, the majority of the world accepted a harm reduction strategy: get vaccines in as many…
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Happy Thanksgiving week! This is a friendly reminder that although there are a ton of circulating viruses, you and your family can have a healthy…
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Until now, the CDC has relied on Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report—an internal scientific publication journal—to communicate COVID-19 science…
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The respiratory illness storm ravages on. And it’s only November. Here is where we are with the “triple threat.” RSV Cases of RSV continue to skyrocket…
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We are seeing a tsunami of respiratory illnesses and, in its wake, severe disease and overcrowded hospitals. This is mainly driven by RSV, with flu…
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Last week 5 new studies provided a first look into Dobbs v. Jackson’s impact on access to abortion care. This was largely thanks to JAMA Network that…
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