Studies from the Oregon Health and Science University suggest that COVID-19 cases will rise this fall, and we can expect to see a flu season comparable to pre-pandemic years.

Source: Masks still required in Oregon health care facilities this winter |

What happened

Covid Cases Went Down


Flu started early, peaked lower and faster than years shown other than 2021-2022. And from the areas under the curves, far fewer people had lab confirmed influenza than in pre-pandemic outbreaks.

Season2022-2023.pdf (


The Expert predictions were wrong again. Throughout the pandemic, they were wrong more times than if they had just flipped a coin.

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