Flu is the prototype of a respiratory disease that requires repeated – yearly - vaccination to prevent infection.

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Join hosts Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein as they break down these stories on Episode 49 of the Science Dispatch podcast:

I can’t believe we’re having this discussion in September 2023, just as the fall respiratory virus season commences and we're experiencing a new wave of COVID-19, but the politicizers of COVID won’t let up.

The short report is published in Science.

The study, published in JAMA Network Open, is a retrospective look at patients hospitalized for COVID-19 early in the pandemic, at the height of hospitalization.