Viruses on the Rise in Michigan

By: Ali Gorman, R.N.
By: Ali Gorman, R.N.

Doctors report seeing cases of respiratory illnesses like bronchitis, sinusitis and some pneumonia. There have also been reported cases of a stomach virus circulating causing both adults and kids to miss work and school.

Doctors say the best way to protect yourself is to get plenty of rest, drink plenty of fluids and frequently wash your hands.

The more serious flu has already hit the West Coast and health officials here said it is a matter of weeks before it peaks in Michigan. There is still time to get a shot, but don't delay.


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