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Influenza, RSV and COVID easing across Quebec

The three respiratory viruses that had been causing chaos in the fall in Quebec hospitals — COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus — are all on the decline, the province's public health research institute said on Thursday, December 29, 2022.

Flu, RSV, COVID overtaxes children's hospitals in Canada

A flu season that started early, hospitalized far more children than usual and overwhelmed emergency departments has revealed that Canada's health-care system is chronically underfunded when it comes to the most vulnerable citizens, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist says.