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With influenza, COVID-19, and the usual cold-weather respiratory infections in circulation this winter, experts say it’s bound to be a confusing season for people to sort out what to do when they fall ill.
Infectious diseases expert Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, explores her hypothesis that one of the benefits of masks may be that they provide exposure to enough coronavirus to build immunity but not enough to cause illness.
Health experts are warning that the addition of another respiratory illness on top of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could overburden the health care system, strain testing capacity, and increase the risk of catching both diseases at once.