New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Theresa Braine – A case of “flurona,” or someone infected with both flu and coronavirus simultaneously, has been discovered in a child in Southern California, a testing company there announced.
It’s the first in Southern California though not in the US.
Flu-COVID combinations were already being seen in children as flu cases rise, medical experts have said.
The Southern California case was detected in a minor who had just returned from vacation in Cabo San Lucas with their family, reported KABC-TV. It was found at a testing site at the Getty Center in Brentwood, KABC said.
The child had symptoms but had been sent home with their parents, testing company 911 COVID Testing CEO Steve Farzam told KABC.