Flurona, a rare case of Covid-19 and Influenza At this time, only one patient has contracted this virus. In addition, this rare illness has sparked much interest in the rest of the world.
With the Omicron variant leaving some concerns for weaker immune systems, the worst has been passed. Even with the Omicron variant leaving milder symptoms, vigilance should still be practiced amid the Flurona case.
Flurona Is Still Under Study
While we don’t know if Flurona is a cause for concern, the virus is currently under study to determine the severity thereof. At this time, the only information at our disposal is that both viruses affect the respiratory tract.
This first case of Flurona has been detected in a pregnant woman who is due to give birth to her child. Since being admitted to the hospital her symptoms show to be mild. Having taken the test twice, each result still came back positive.
Covid-19 Vaccine and Flu Vaccine Can Combat This Virus
According to the Independent, the woman is expected to be discharged on Thursday. At this time, Israel has extended the rollout for the fourth vaccine dose to those with weakened immunity.
In a statement reported by News.com, former deputy chief medical officer, Nick Coatsworth encouraged everyone to get vaccinated. This can evidently help combat the severity of the virus as well as protect the body.
“So the critically important message from ‘flurona’ is that we’ve got a vaccine for both Covid-19 and influenza, and we should be taking them.”Nick Coatsworth
Now, the main message of course is that vaccines are available to ease the spread of the virus as well as protect the immune system should you fall ill to Covid-19 or Influenza and worst-case scenario, both.
So, getting back to normalcy is as easy as a vaccine shot.