Health workers administer Covid-19 tests outside a building placed under lockdown in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Health workers administer Covid-19 tests outside a building placed under lockdown in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

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How dangerous is ‘flurona’ – a Covid-19 and flu double whammy – as Omicron spreads?

  • The winter flu season and more contagious variants of Covid-19 make more co-infections just a matter of time, experts say
  • Vaccines can protect against both the seasonal flu and Sars-CoV-2 viruses, the WHO points out

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers administer Covid-19 tests outside a building placed under lockdown in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Health workers administer Covid-19 tests outside a building placed under lockdown in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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