Paul Herscu ND, MPH
Well, this is turning out to be an extremely busy winter season! There are several influenza-like-illnesses, as well as influenza, currently raging through the US and Europe. This is just a short update, building on many previous pieces written on this topic. I write here with an assumption that you understand the topic of the genus epidemicus (see Herscu Letters #33-38 to review the topic of the genus epidemicus,) the difference between acute and chronic prescribing at any given time in your patient, and of course that you know how to keep your patients safe.
Currently, there are several common presentations: