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    Tripledemic Updates: Flu Season, RSV and COVID-19 Surge

    January Update

    We responded to the Tripledemic with the right tools at the right time, and it's paying off with a less severe flu, RSV and COVID-19 season than expected.Listen as Dr. Tochi Iroku-Malize and Dr. Julie Wood talk about how to encourage more people to get vaccinated to protect against second peaks of flu and RSV, and the continuing spread of omicron subvariant XBB.1.5

    November Town Hall

    COVID and flu season happening concurrently has been a huge concern for family physicians for the last three years. In late fall, RSV cases began rising rapidly as well - which expert coined "Tripledemic". AAFP President Dr. Tochi Iroku-Malize visited the White House to discuss how to prepare for rising cases and health concerns.