New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. Almost all the countries of the world are once again battling with the new variant of Kovid-19. Meanwhile, news of double infection is also coming in. A few days ago, the first case of a rare dual infection of COVID-19 and the flu, Fluorona, was reported in two young pregnant women in Israel. Since then, everyone is getting worried about this double problem.

At the same time, cases of Omicron are increasing rapidly in India too. Where there was not a single case in the first week of December, in the first week of January, more than 3 thousand cases have been reported. Overall, the cases of Kovid-19 infection are increasing at an average rate of 15% to 20% per day.

What is Flurona?

Fluorona is a condition when a person has both influenza and COVID-19 infection at the same time. It is not a disease; It is the occurrence of two diseases—influenza and COVID-19—in the same person. Influenza or flu cases always peak during the winter season, and the COVID-19 pandemic has probably led to the simultaneous occurrence of both infections in humans.

Is fluorona a new variant of the corona virus?

No, Fluorona is not a new variant of Corona virus. It is a condition in which the same person becomes vulnerable to two types of virus: one influenza, and the other covid-19.

What are the symptoms of Fluorona?

Influenza and COVID-19 are both respiratory infections, so the symptoms of both diseases can be considered as symptoms of the flu. Symptoms such as fever, cough, fatigue, runny nose, sore throat may point to a double infection. Whenever a person experiences symptoms, medical help should be sought immediately.

How is fluorona spread?

Both diseases are respiratory infections, so their transmission is also similar. According to the WHO, both COVID-19 and influenza are spread by droplets and aerosols when an infected person coughs, sneezes, speaks, sings or breathes. Droplets and aerosols can land in the eyes, nose or mouth of nearby people—usually within one meter of the infected person, but sometimes farther.

How serious can fluorona be?

Experts are also of the same opinion on the seriousness of this infection situation that “Now that Influenza and Kovid are growing very fast, in such a situation a person may also have a chance of getting both infection. First of Fluorna in Israel. The case has been registered.WHO says that covid-19 and flu together can prove to be fatal.

How can I avoid this?

Wearing the right mask, maintaining physical distance and hygiene will help protect you from this double infection. Also, you must get the vaccine of Kovid-19 and Influenza.

Disclaimer: The advice and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.

Edited By: Ruhee Parvez