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Everything You Need to Know About Flu Season This Year

Best Life Logo By Kelsey Kloss of Best Life | Slide 1 of 18: Flu season is always a concern: It's resulted in up to 45 million illnesses and 61,000 deaths in the United States annually since 2010, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, this year the flu is compounded by COVID-19, which shares many similar characteristics. While the spread of the flu and COVID-19 simultaneously could greatly burden the healthcare system, it's also possible that mitigation efforts to prevent coronavirus infection could help better protect us from the flu this year.Here's everything you need to know about the 2020 to 2021 flu season, and how you can best protect yourself. And for the places you should avoid right now, check out These Are the 4 Places People Went Before They Got COVID, Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

Everything You Need to Know About Flu Season This Year

Flu season is always a concern: It's resulted in up to 45 million illnesses and 61,000 deaths in the United States annually since 2010, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, this year the flu is compounded by COVID-19, which shares many similar characteristics. While the spread of the flu and COVID-19 simultaneously could greatly burden the healthcare system, it's also possible that mitigation efforts to prevent coronavirus infection could help better protect us from the flu this year.

Here's everything you need to know about the 2020 to 2021 flu season, and how you can best protect yourself. And for the places you should avoid right now, check out These Are the 4 Places People Went Before They Got COVID, Study Says.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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