Flu season poses challenge for Arab region amid COVID-19 pandemic

SourceArab News
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CountryGCC

Flu season poses challenge for Arab region amid COVID-19 pandemic Flu season poses challenge for Arab region amid COVID-19 pandemic While vast amounts of experiment findings continue to be published on the nature of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — many have been left wondering whether it is worth getting a flu shot this winter. (AFP/File Photo) Short Url Flu season poses challenge for Arab region amid COVID-19 pandemic To alleviate the coronavirus burden on health facilities, doctors recommend the public get a flu jab Although two COVID-19 vaccines show promise, experts are concerned about the approaching flu season  Updated 18 November 2020 Follow @arabnews DUBAI: For many GCC residents, the approach of the Gulf’s mild winter season signals a time for outdoor gatherings and festivities. But with many Middle East countries battling a second coronavirus wave, many are wary about stepping outdoors, especially as it coincides with the annual flu season when hospitals tend to be under the most pressure. While vast amounts of experiment findings continue to be published on the nature of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — many have been left wondering whether it is worth getting a flu shot this winter. In early October, medical experts around the world went on the ...read more...