It’s that time of the year again.

When a common respiratory virus begins to rear its ugly head again, causing 12,000 to 52,000 deaths per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reporter Kyle Pfannenstiel can be reached at 208-542-6754. Follow him on Twitter: @pfannyyy. He is a corps member with Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms.

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