Health officials are urging Americans to get their flu shot as well as the COVID-19 vaccine if they are eligible in an effort to prevent hospitals from being even more overwhelmed than they already are by COVID. Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician, says “it’s definitely possible” that we may see a double whammy of the flu season and COVID-19. Wen explains why it’s important to get the flu shot now and how it comes into play with the COVID-19 vaccine.
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