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Santa's sneezes

Protect your loved ones from infectious diseases this Christmas

 

December 22, 2022



As Santa’s big day approaches, medical experts are recommending caution – especially around members of your family and social circle who are more vulnerable to serious illness, such as infants and the elderly.

An increase in contagious diseases has been reported all around the nation, with an earlier flu season than usual.

“We have been seeing some RSV, especially in the pediatric population,” says Micki Lyons, CEO for Crook County Medical Services District.

“There has been an uptick of Influenza A in the county along with Strep. There are still a few incidences of COVID-19 being...



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