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Health professional is first person with double infection from influenza and Covid-19 in Goiânia, says city council |  Goiás

Health professional is first person with double infection from influenza and Covid-19 in Goiânia, says city council | Goiás

Municipal Health Department Goiania (SMS), Thursday (6), announced the confirmation of the first double infection case of influenza and Covid-19 in the capital. According to the file, the patient is a health professional, is about 60 years old, has mild symptoms and is being monitored.

Also, according to the SMS, the case was confirmed by examination in a special lab, and a sample of the patient is undergoing tests that determine the type of coronavirus that infected her.

Tests – Photo: CT Vaccines / Reproduction

Cases of people infected with influenza and Covid-19 at the same time are ongoing called “Fluoron” – A mixture of “flu” and “Runa” due to the Corona virus. Other Brazilian states and other countries have already discovered patients battling both diseases at the same time.

The Goiás State Department of Health (SES-GO) has revealed a suspected case of double contamination under investigation. the g 1 Folder asked, via email at 11:16 am this Thursday, if the health professional Goiania With confirmation, this is a case that has been under investigation and awaits return.

Laboratory – Photo: Goiânia City Hall / Disclosure

Experts heard before g 1 I learned that it is still not possible to tell if people who are complicating matters have worse health.

The same professionals indicated that the two viruses that transmit diseases are the respiratory system, so prevention measures remain the same: wearing a mask, vaccination, social distance, and hand hygiene.

Also according to experts, due to the similarity of symptoms, the infection may be confused at first. The only way to find out is to get tested for Covid-19 and the flu.

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