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Women wearing face masks as a precaution against coronavirus get henna designs on their hands on the eve of Karva Chauth festival in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Even as India's overall coronavirus cases continue to fall, health officials say that New Delhi is in the grip of its third and worst wave of infections yet. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
November 04, 2020 - 7:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Health officials in South Korea have approved a new test that’s designed to detect both COVID-19 and seasonal influenza from the same samples, which would help prevent disruption at hospitals as the pandemic stretches into the flu season. The country has struggled to stem...
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Radio Com Staff
October 21, 2020 - 10:52 am
Early data suggests that the flu vaccine may actually provide some protection against COVID-19. While it won’t prevent infection, doctors say it might prevent you from having a more serious case.
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Johnny Lopez
October 17, 2020 - 8:00 am
With cold and flu season coinciding with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, anxieties are running high at the first sign of a cough or sniffle. Should you get a COVID test if you think you have a cold? Read more!
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October 15, 2020 - 2:08 am
Does the flu vaccine affect my chances of getting COVID-19? The flu vaccine protects you from seasonal influenza, not the coronavirus — but avoiding the flu is especially important this year. Health officials and medical groups are urging people to get either the flu shot or nasal spray, so that...
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Sam McNamara, 3, of Washington, left, followed by his grandmother, scoots by a yard decorated with giant skeletons, both human and dinosaur, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in advance celebration of Halloween in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 14, 2020 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the nation's capital are warning residents not to relax their COVID-19 vigilance as the local infection numbers rise and the winter flu season approaches. More than 20% of new cases are people who had been to a restaurant or bar in the preceding two weeks and nearly a...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2020, file photo, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks at the state Capitol in Bismarck, N.D. Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have hit their highest points recently throughout the Midwest, where the growth in new cases has been the worst in the nation. Doug Burgum, North Dakota's Republican governor, acknowledges his state's numbers are moving in the wrong direction as it hit new highs for active and newly confirmed cases, as well as hospitalizations. But he's also touting the state's test positivity staying in the 7% range.(Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
October 11, 2020 - 10:18 am
Hospitalizations from COVID-19 have hit their highest points recently throughout the Midwest, where the growth in new cases has been the worst in the nation. But that's not the message coming from a number of Republican governors in the region, who are working to find silver linings in the ominous...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2020, file photo, a medical team treats a patient infected with COVID-19 in one of the intensive care units (ICU) at the Severo Ochoa hospital in Leganes, outskirts of Madrid, Spain. Europe’s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started. Intensive care wards are filling up again and bars are shutting down. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
October 10, 2020 - 1:36 am
ROME (AP) — Europe’s second wave of coronavirus infections has struck well before flu season even started, with intensive care wards filling up again and bars shutting down. Making matters worse, authorities say, is a widespread case of “COVID-fatigue.” Record high daily infections in several...
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Lizzy Buczak
October 02, 2020 - 12:25 pm
White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci shared some of the public health measures that ‘overlap greatly’ in combating both coronavirus and the flu. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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A flu vaccine is administered to National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) staff members in Bethesda, Md., on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Federica Narancio)
The Associated Press
October 01, 2020 - 8:34 am
October is prime time for flu vaccinations, and the U.S. and Europe are gearing up for what experts hope is high demand as countries seek to avoid a “twindemic” with COVID-19. “Take flu out of the equation this fall,” said Dr. Daniel Jernigan of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Kim Glovas
September 30, 2020 - 4:30 am
With the ongoing pandemic, it’ll be difficult to determine the difference between the flu, the common cold, and COVID-19. The similarities among the illnesses are pretty broad, but the differences could make it easier to identify what you contracted.
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