Large, delayed outbreaks of endemic diseases possible following COVID-19 controls 

Measures such as mask wearing and social distancing that are key to reducing coronavirus infection have also greatly reduced the incidence of other diseases, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). But researchers report that current reductions in these common respiratory infections, however, may increase people’s susceptibility to these diseases, resulting in large future outbreaks when they begin circulating again.

Source: Large, delayed outbreaks of endemic diseases possible following COVID-19 controls — ScienceDaily

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