COVID-19 is not influenza, but it offers lessons on beating it, say Concordia researchers

EurekAlert! | Dec 12, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • If you did not catch the flu this year — and there is an overwhelming chance that you did not — you have COVID-19 to thank.
  • Cases remained close to nil at the start of the 2020 flu season in both countries.
  • Flu season in the southern hemisphere lasts from May to November but in these cases, there was no traditional mid-year spike for flu, though COVID-19 was nearing its second-wave high.