(WTNH) — In this edition of health headlines, News 8 takes a look at cold weather and its impact on flu season, and just why exactly the two are connected.

Plus, experts will take a look at new research regarding masks in schools, and decipher the mixed messages on COVID cases. Are cases on the rise, or on the decline?

Dr. F. Perry Wilson, a Yale Medicine physician and associate professor at the Yale School of Medicine, joined News 8 to discuss these topics and more.

Watch the video above for the full interview with Dr. Wilson.