Can you have the coronavirus and the flu at the same time?

Can you get the seasonal flu along with the raging coronavirus at the same time? That may be the question on everyone’s mind this pandemic pre-flu season. The following is what Johns Hopkins Medicine has to say on the subject.

Unfortunately, yes — and if you have the coronavirus and the flu at the same time, the resulting impact could be even more severe than having either infection alone. By this fall, some areas may have a test available that can look for both the coronavirus and flu viruses so you only need one test.

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2 responses to “Can you have the coronavirus and the flu at the same time?

  1. A short and to he point answer to your question. Unfortunately for some the proof will be in the experience. Stay safe.

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  2. I literally just saw an item about this on the news… Stay safe, Tony.

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