Immunity Debt And A Cycle of Sickness

Man wearing a mask.
A CDC report shows the flu is sending more people to the hospital this year than it has in a decade. The number of children being hospitalized with bugs is particularly alarming. And now, there’s a new COVID-19 subvariant making the rounds. When it comes to the surge in sickness, many health experts believe the culprit is something called “immunity debt,” and we’re struggling to pay up.