Is it Covid or is it the flu? Here's how to tell the difference and how to stay safe against both

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Health professionals say it’s advisable for
everyone to get the flu jab even if you have been vaccinated against Covid-19. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ALAMY)
Health professionals say it’s advisable for everyone to get the flu jab even if you have been vaccinated against Covid-19. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/ALAMY)

If any good at all came out of two dark years of Covid, it was that flu season was virtually non-existent. 

Working from home, lockdown, mask-wearing, hand-sanitising, social distancing – all helped stave off the sniffles, sore throats and coughs associated with the annual sick-show. 

But now that life in many ways is getting back to normal, the dreaded lurgy is starting to rear its snotty head once again. 

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