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By Stephen Dow
Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Caution key in 'tripledemic' – All three viruses at once is usually a rarity


January 12, 2023

CODY — A “tripledemic” of influenza, COVID-19 and Respiratory Syncytial Virus is a major concern to Park County Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin, who said there has been an increase in all three respiratory viruses in recent weeks.

Tripledemic is a word coined to describe the phenomenon of all three viruses being present in a community at the same time, which is usually a rarity, he said.

“All respiratory viruses do tend to follow a cycle,” Billin said. “But it’s rare for those cycles to intersect at the same time like they are this year.”

Billin attributed the increase in al...

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