Officials Fear Flu and Coronavirus “Twin-demic;” Are Struggling with Vaccine Compliance


With Fall just around the corner, the health care system is dreading the possibility of both a severe flu season and a continuation of the coronavirus. The key is to promote the flu vaccination, pressing upon the importance of the shot before it is even available, “so that you could at least blunt the effect of one of those two potential respiratory infections.” said Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Some claim that they do not want to get the flu shot as it hasn’t eradicated the virus, but officials urge the public to remember that with the vaccine the burden of the virus is lessened.

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