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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Respiratory illness double-down


Last updated 11/12/2020 at 11:58am

CHENEY – As if dealing with Covid-19 isn’t bad enough, health officials are bracing for the coming impacts of another serious respiratory illness — the flu.

The potential confluence of both illnesses has led to physicians with the Washington State Medical Association to unite in sending out a simple, but urgent message: Be safe, be smart, get your flu shot. In fact, the WSMA is urging residents do the latter as quickly as possible in order to take flu “off the table.”

“Getting a flu vaccine at the beginning of the fall respiratory illness season is the smart and safe way to keep...

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