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Battling viruses has little hope of victory
I used to balk at parents who obsessed about keeping their children away from germs and potential illnesses over the winter. I rolled my eyes when friends declined invitations to social gatherings where runny-nosed children might also be present, and I vented to my husband about fellow moms who avoided indoor play spaces in fear of the bacteria.
Vikki Ortiz Healy, Chicago Tribune reporter
January 23, 2013