COVID-19 and flu season: What to expect

How can you protect yourself from both viruses?

Published: October, 2020

With flu season here and the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, what can people expect when these two illnesses meet?

It's anyone's guess.

"While we're in the midst of the COVID pandemic, there's a lot of uncertainty about what will happen when this collides with our yearly flu epidemic," says Dr. Mary Watson Montgomery, an infectious disease expert at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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