Colds, bronchitis resurged after Texas eased COVID-19 rules, study shows – UPI.com – (Me: Masks should be part of staying healthy from now on…)

After Texas relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, other respiratory illnesses — such as colds, bronchitis and pneumonia — made rapid rebounds.

Pathologists from Houston Methodist Hospital found that the rhinovirus and enterovirus infections that can trigger these illnesses started rebounding in the fall of last year after Texas eased capacity limits in bars and restaurants.

Source: Colds, bronchitis resurged after Texas eased COVID-19 rules, study shows – UPI.com