And Covid is not the only danger lurking just around the corner.
This could, in part, be the result of reduced herd immunity as a consequence of lockdowns and social distancing.
The UK has also experienced a gas crisis last month, which paired with similar trouble in Europe, paints a worrying picture for the months ahead.
Should gas supplies plummet and energy bills skyrocket again, many families might be left without ways to heat their homes this winter.
Dr Earim Chaudry, Medical Director of men’s health platform Manual, believes this is a potential problem that needs to be addressed publically.