“The 2022 winter season has been one of prolonged misery for many American families, full of sniffles, sore throats, coughs and trips to the emergency room as bugs kept at bay during the pandemic have been unleashed by the resumption of our old lives.
It’s like ‘a big bomb of viruses went off,’ said Christina Lane, who runs a pediatric practice in New Albany, Ind., and has seen a crush of several hundred children with respiratory symptoms in the past three months.” WaPo (Gift Article): How a viral siege is making some people sick for weeks, even months. “Otherwise healthy people suffering for weeks, rather than days, with simple colds.” (I happen to be a week into my own.)