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Flu Virus Re-Emerges as Omicron Variant Continues to Rise

December 27th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The flu virus, which all but disappeared in early 2020, is once again circulating in the United States. It is a bad time for the flu to re-emerge, as the Omicron variant causes a surge in coronavirus cases and with travel expected to increase over the holidays.  Dr. Ted Delbridge, executive director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, said that while a twindemic of COVID-19 and the flu was largely avoided last year as flu numbers dropped dramatically- that won’t be the case this winter…