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Flu Shots to Avoid “Twindemic”?

September 17, 2020

 

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Experts Warn of a Possible ‘Twindemic’— Here’s What That Means

 

Experts Warn of a Possible

 

“Twindemic” is a new term that refers to the possibility of a severe flu season coinciding with a surge in COVID-19 cases. It is worrying especially with an expected “second wave” of COVID-19 cases in the fall and winter.

 

Even a mild flu season is concerning and puts a strain on the healthcare system.

 

“We don’t need an epidemic in the midst of a pandemic, producing a twindemic,”

 

 

Can Flu Shots Avoid Twindemic?

 

Flu Shots Avoid Twindemic

 

Experts stress the importance of getting your flu shot:

 

“People should definitely get the flu vaccine because the last thing they need is to get COVID-19 and the flu,”

 

“It’s one of the viruses we can do something about.”

 

On top of that, the symptoms for flu and COVID-19 will be challenging for doctors to distinguish one from the other.

 

 

 

Flu Can Make Patients More Vulnerable to Severe COVID-19

 

Flu Can Make Patients More Vulnerable

 

If you catch the flu, your immune system goes down, and the chance of getting COVID-19 goes way up.

 

Flu can make patients more vulnerable to severe COVID-19. Coming down with both viruses at once could be disastrous.

 

 

 

So Get Flu Vaccination As Early As You Can!

 

So Get Flu Vaccination

 

 

Contact our clinics below for flu shot at $36:

Orchard: 6734 5260
Bukit Panjang: 6892 6681
Bidadari: 6970 7933

 

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