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Health Officials Encourage Indoor Masking in Schools to Combat the ‘Tripledemic’

Kelly Sikkema

Health experts are calling it the “tripledemic.” COVID. The flu. And the RSV respiratory virus. All hitting people at the same time. But WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports, the pandemic has taught us how to prevent the spread.

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(Original air-date: 12/14/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.