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What is ‘flurona’? Coronavirus and influenza co-infections reported as omicron surges.

By Jennifer Hassan

05 Jan 2022 · 5 min read

New year, new coronavirus term?

Many people around the world kicked off 2022 by searching for more information about "flurona," after Israel reported that two young pregnant women had tested positive for both the coronavirus and the flu.

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