KU Doctors Repeat 'Tripledemic' Warning

Reality check . . .


That's not a conspiracy, TKC doesn't care how you vote and we might even go pick up one of those Prez Trump NFTs just for giggles. 

To be fair . . .

There are a lot of people getting sick EVERY cold & flu season as Americans would rather watch more people die and blame their political rivals rather than really do anything serious to fix a healthcare system that lags behind most of the industrialized world as far as the working-poor are concerned. 

Sorry, but masks aren't going to fix a SYSTEMIC CRISIS within the insurance industry the American Healthcare Industrial Complex. Meanwhile, lower income people who power the service economy are paying for this inefficiency with their lives. 

Back to the local news tidbit. . . Here's another doctor's warning that we'll all ignore and explain away just like our our dead grandpa did with EVERY doctor's warning . . .

"We know people will be getting together for that, so we have to expect more viral circulation, infection, and possibly hospitalization after that," said Dr. Dana Hawkinson with the University of Kansas Health System.

The infectious diseases expert said the Kansas hospital is seeing more people hospitalized with the flu, COVID, and RSV, with the flu being particularly nasty right now.

"Typically, on a bad flu season, we'll have five to seven patients in the hospital," she said. "This year we had, early in the season, even late November early December, we had more than that: 20 to 25."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

KC-area health officials urging people to take precautions ahead of holiday

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With Christmas nearly here, doctors at the University of Kansas Health System, and nationwide, are concerned about a possible rise in hospitalizations for the flu, COVID-19, and RSV. Joan Vaughn is still getting over COVID-19 after traveling to Washington D.C. with her husband last month.