The first confirmed case of the “flurona” — the flu and coronavirus combination — has been confirmed in Los Angeles County.Officials at a COVID-19 testing site Brentwood, in Northern California, confirmed the unique case after a child tested positive for both Influenza A and SARS-CoV-2, a local news outlet reported.’FLURONA’ HITS US AMID RECORD COVID-19 CASES, RESURGENCE OF INFLUENZAThe child’s mother also received a coronavirus-positive test the following day. Medical doctor giving injection to make antibody for coronavirus (iStock)The individuals were being tested per traveling protocols as they recently returned from a family vacation in Cabo San Lucas, a resort city in Mexico. Other members of their family have tested negative.OMICRON NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR 95.4% OF ALL NEW COVID-19 CASES, CDC SAYSLos Angeles County saw more than 20,000 daily new cases of the omicron coronavirus this week, more than triple the number of cases reported last week, the L.A. County Health Department said in an emailed statement. And, similarities between COVID-19, the flu or the common cold have made differentiating between the viruses difficult for patients who have not yet been tested.  Both Influenza and COVID-19 bring symptoms like a sore throat, coughing, body aches, a runny nose and fever —

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