In The News: Washington health experts hope for more personal accountability to slow COVID-19 spike

KING TV's Vanessa Misciagna spoke with Dr. Amy Markezich, medical director of pulmonology at Overlake Clinics, about the fall surge of COVID-19 cases.

From the story, "Instead of doing outdoor dinners that people were doing in the summertime, they might do indoor dinners or indoor gatherings and many, many people don't wear masks," said Dr. Amy Markezich, director of pulmonology at Overlake Medical Center & Clinics. She also treats COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit.

She says the pattern we see the virus taking is right in line with other respiratory illnesses: it thrives when we spend more time inside, around people. 

Like Duchin, she says patients are being more lax with masks around friends and family. 

"We're all tired of this virus, but this is not the time to be complacent," she said."

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