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1. Respiratory diseases are on the increase: How can you protect yourself?
Emergency rooms in the United States have reported an increase in respiratory illnesses with the arrival of winter. The holiday season will continue to bring more cases, but you can lower your risk.
Healthcare professionals recommend getting vaccinated to prevent the flu and other diseases such as COVID-19 and RSV. They also advise wearing a face mask in crowded areas and washing hands frequently.
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2. Reactions pour in for George Santos’ historic expulsion
George Santos’ career in Congress was brief but highly controversial. House of Representatives Members had plenty to say about the disgraced Congressman who was removed on Friday after spending campaign funds on luxury goods, Onlyfans and other things.
“Good riddance,” Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) wrote Rep. Brandon Williams said that in his remarks on X. salute to Santos that his expulsion was “long overdue.” Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas), was particularly scathing…