Flu jab 2020: Can you get coronavirus and flu at the same time? Symptoms if you have BOTH

However, doctors have warned a “twindemic” of COVID-19 and the flu could ravage the UK and world at large this winter.

People getting either would force an unprecedented burden on health services, but some will end up susceptible to both.

COVID-19 and the flu can attack the body at the same time, according to experts, who say co-infection would cause “catastrophic” damage.

Getting the flu would call the immune system into action, but while it fights off the invader, it uses energy.


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