#flu

.Miami, FL, USA
Flu shots can help avoid hospitalisations in case of COVID-19 (Photo: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Those vaccinated against the flu were less likely to visit the emergency department: Study
  • Scientists have found an association between the flu vaccine and reduced morbidity in COVID-19 patients
  • The study was carried out by researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

.London, UK
A new large-scale study says that people, who are vaccinated against influenza, may be partially protected against many severe effects of COVID-19. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • People who got annual shots of influenza had reduced risks of severe effects of COVID-19
  • A scientist said that the research has "the potential to reduce the worldwide burden of COVID"
  • The shot did not reduce the risk of death, the researchers said