Co-administration of the flu and Covid-19 vaccines: is it a good idea?

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There is little data to suggest co-administration (getting Covid-19 and influenza vaccines at the same time) can be harmful.
There is little data to suggest co-administration (getting Covid-19 and influenza vaccines at the same time) can be harmful.
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It’s been two years, and it seem like we’ve barely gotten to grips with the coronavirus that has stolen nearly 95 000 lives in South Africa, and 5,5 million globally.

Now with the flu season approaching, some are wondering if the so-called “flurona” will be yet another enemy to battle when Covid-19 infections are expected to go up. 

Countries including the US, Brazil, the Philippines and Hungary earlier this month reported cases of people being infected with flurona – influenza and Covid-19 at the same time.

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