What happened to “flu season?” In the age of COVID, “the flu” has been reclassified as coronavirus, says epidemiologist

A few months ago, some infectious disease experts began warning that it would extremely difficult, as the COVID-19 pandemic lingered into the fall, for frontline healthcare providers to determine if sickness was due to the novel coronavirus or good, old-fashioned influenza. The reason, they said, is that in many respects, flu symptoms could and would … Continue reading What happened to “flu season?” In the age of COVID, “the flu” has been reclassified as coronavirus, says epidemiologist