All you need to know about the latest COVID buzzword, ‘Flurona’!

The word Flurona has been on the rounds in recent times. It is not a variant as you might be thinking, neither is it a new kind of disease but is actually a thing!

Flurona is a combination of both the Flu and the Corona Virus and the bad news is that we might get infected by it. Several cases of both Flu and Corona happening at the same time have come forward, especially during the third wave because the flu is more prevalent in this season than the last one. This thing has been around since the start of the start pandemic but now is on a rise!


It has not been proven that it will cause death but the experts are still trying to figure out how and why exactly this happens. The mixture of flu and corona can be hurtful and can lead to complications that include Pneumonia, Respiratory failure, Sepsis among others.
There is little research on how this exactly occurs, there is evidence that it can be possible.

The overlapping symptoms of the two can include:

  • Fever and Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • vomiting and Diarhhoe

To know this, experts have said that double vaccination is necessary, a mask has to be worn mandatorily, and avoid social gatherings when the wave is at its peak. If you are infected with the same you need to immediately quarantine yourself then take necessary precautions like staying hydrated, taking rest, and avoiding over-the-counter medication.