Flu vs. COVID-19: What We Can Expect for the 2022-23 Flu Season
For many years, flu season went as expected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended annual flu vaccines, particularly for elderly people and others with a higher risk of flu complications. Fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, and muscle aches were typical signs of the flu—and then COVID-19 entered the picture. The start of fall brings the start of another flu season. With the… Read More
Co-infections: What are They?
As if worrying about COVID-19 wasn’t bad enough, now we have “Flurona” on the table. More areas are relaxing pandemic restrictions as we continue to navigate this flu season. This makes the chances of COVID-19 flu co-infections more likely. Knowing the symptoms and treatment options for co-infections during COVID-19 can help prepare you in case you or your loved ones happen to fall ill. Important… Read More
Flu, Strep, Pneumonia, and COVID-19: What’s the Difference?
Can you tell the difference between flu vs. strep vs. COVID-19? Cold and flu season is in full swing, and COVID-19 is still lingering. Knowing what symptoms to look for when you first start feeling sick can help. Read on to learn the key factors to consider when determining which illness you have. Strep vs. COVID-19 and Other Illnesses Strep Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can cause severe throat… Read More
COVID-19 & Flu Vaccines: What you need to know to get you through flu season
This winter, it’ll be flu vs COVID-19 in a battle over which nasty respiratory illness can cause more havoc. You might be thinking, “Does the flu still exist?” Unfortunately, it does, and although COVID-19 is often worse, the flu is still a major headache. Staying healthy involves more than knowing the difference between cold, flu, and COVID-19. We need to guard against all viruses with everything… Read More
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