What is 'flurona'? Symptoms of grim Covid and flu combination and all we know so far

In the first confirmed case of this type, the previously undocumented “Flurona” was found in the Middle East as experts rush to understand the dangers of the disease

Symptoms of ‘Flurona’ are not yet fully understood (

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A case of a new disease called “Flurona” was found abroad.

It is believed to be a combination of viruses, but it is not yet known whether it is more dangerous than the regular forms of the virus. Scientists are now analyzing to find an answer.

The cocktail was first seen in Israel in a patient who was undergoing analysis in a hospital, it was reported locally. It is believed they were already at the hospital where tests discovered the condition.

The patient is a young, unvaccinated pregnant woman. It is believed that there are likely other patients with Flurona, but this has yet to be verified.

What is fluoro?

The flu can often bring symptoms similar to those of the coronavirus
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The new illness is a combination of influenza and coronavirus.

The Covid cocktail is essentially a mix of the two viral diseases that both fall into the same category.

Both can independently cause breathing difficulties as they attack the viral tract.

Living with Flurona.

Information on the new discovery is limited at this time, although the medical professionals who treated the infected woman say her symptoms are mild despite her unvaccinated status.

However, it is believed that she had difficulty breathing.

Speaking to the local Hamodia news agency, Arnon Vizhnitser, director of the gynecological department at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva City, said: “She was diagnosed with flu and coronavirus as soon as she arrived.

“Both tests were positive, even after we checked again.

“The disease is the same disease: they are viral and cause breathing difficulties as they both affect the upper respiratory tract.”

On Friday, Israel began giving a fourth vaccination to people with compromised immune systems.

What to do if you think you have Covid

If you think you have Covid, isolate immediately and book a PCR test. You must isolate for ten days from the day you test positive.

The number of days you need to isolate can be reduced to seven if you test negative for two consecutive days.

At the moment, to protect yourself and your loved ones, your best bet is still to test regularly and get the vaccine as soon as possible.

It may also be advisable to avoid excessive social contact whenever possible.

The symptoms of Covid and flu are often quite similar. Read on for a breakdown of the common cases of flu.

Flu symptoms

the NHS describes flu symptoms as:

  • a sudden high temperature of 38 ° C or more
  • a sore body
  • feeling tired or exhausted
  • a dry cough
  • Sore throat
  • a headache
  • difficult sleeping
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea or stomach pain
  • feeling sick and being sick

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