As the United States reports multiple cases of horror Covid and flu, a ‘Flurona’ surge warning has been issued.

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As the United States reports multiple cases of horror Covid and flu, a ‘Flurona’ surge warning has been issued.

DOCTORS have warned of a rise in “flurona” cases after the United States reported the first cases of the mysterious COVID-19 and influenza co-infection.

Hospitals in the United States have confirmed two cases of flu and COVID-19 infections, dubbed “flurona.”

On Monday, the first case was discovered in a child at Texas Children’s Hospital.

A test revealed that the child was infected with pathogens found in influenza A as well as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Fortunately, due to minor symptoms, the child was not admitted to the hospital and was reported to be recovering at home.

The second case is unknown, aside from the fact that it was discovered at a mobile testing center in California on New Year’s Day.

The patient was on a family vacation in the United States from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

According to USA Today, more “flurona” cases are expected to emerge amid a surge in flu and coronavirus cases, the latter of which is being driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant.

“I expect to see plenty of co-infections (of flu and COVID-19) going forward,” Dr Frank Esper, a physician at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, said.

“We actually have medicines for both of those viral pathogens.”

Immunocompromised people, according to experts, are more susceptible to these infections.

Because their immune systems are still unfamiliar with many common viruses, co-infections are more likely to occur in young children.

Dr Purvi Parikh, a US immunologist, predicted that flurona would spread even more this year.

“We saw flurona last year,” she said, “but I believe the chances are much higher this year because people are more out and about.”

“The world is no longer imprisoned.”

In Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva, Israel, the world’s first case of Flurona was discovered in a young pregnant woman.

The young woman had not been vaccinated, and hospital tests revealed that she had both the flu and Covid 19 pathogens in her system.

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