Doctors in the United States are preparing for a dual flu epidemic and a coronavirus outbreak.
In countries with relatively high vaccination rates, such as the United States and many countries in Europe, it can be difficult for those immunized to distinguish a nasty cold from a breakthrough case of COVID this winter. It is also difficult to predict how bad this flu season will be after the historically low incidence of influenza last year during quarantine.
In preparation, Germany has purchased additional flu vaccines, and tens of thousands of people in the UK are searching search engines for “the worst cold in history.”
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization announced that it is sponsoring a new group of scientists from around the world to study the origins of COVID-19, as well as the potential of other revolutionary new viruses.
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