Ahead of a possible ‘tripledemic,’ pediatrician shares what to know about getting kids vaccinated

September 13, 2023

With kids back in school, COVID hospitalizations on the rise across the country and flu season right around the corner, health experts say now is the time to get young people vaccinated.

In addition to COVID-19 and flu, another respiratory virus, RSV, is also circulating, according to Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a primary care pediatrician at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City.

“Most kids are going back to school, or have already been back in school for several weeks and, unfortunately, we are starting to see viruses that are circulating at the same time,” Bracho-Sanchez told “Good Morning America.” “This is definitely the time you want to make sure your children are protected against these serious respiratory viruses.”

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