‘Flurona’ case found in LA after child contracts COVID, flu infection

‘Flurona’ case found in LA after child contracts COVID, flu infection


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A case of “flurona” — the rare simultaneous infection of COVID-19 and the seasonal flu — has been detected in a child in California, a testing site revealed Wednesday.

The case was detected at the 911 COVID Testing site set up at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, NBC4 reported.

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The infected child had just returned from a vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, according to the testing company.

They were experiencing “very mild symptoms” that could have easily been confused with sinusitis, CEO Steve Farzam said.

The child didn’t require hospitalization and went home with their parents after being test, Farzam

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