COVID and flu infections to surge in coming weeks, warn experts | ABC News

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Experts are warning of another surge of COVID and influenza in the coming weeks. After a dip in COVID infections in April, Winter and new variants have brought on a surge in cases across most of the country.

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In This Story: Influenza

Flu is a common infection that can easily spread to other people.
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