Post by maybetoday on Apr 23, 2021 21:59:27 GMT -5
Are people so stupid they can't put two and two together? (Rhetorical question) Looks like, since many are no longer buying into the Covid scamdemic, they're working on the next wave of fear porn!
The Flu Vanished During COVID. What Will Its Return Look Like?
Fri, April 23, 2021, 2:44 PM·7 min read
There have been fewer influenza cases in the United States this flu season than in any on record. About 2,000 cases have been recorded since late September, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In recent years, the average number of cases over the same period was about 206,000.
As measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus were implemented around the country in March 2020, influenza quickly disappeared, and it still has not returned. The latest flu season, which normally would have run until next month, essentially never happened.
After fears that a “twindemic” could batter the country, the absence of the flu was a much needed reprieve that eased the burden on an overwhelmed health care system. But the lack of exposure to the flu could also make the population more susceptible to the virus when it returns — and experts say its return is certain.
“We do not know when it will come back in the United States, but we know it will come back,” said Sonja Olsen, an epidemiologist at the CDC.