First case of florona detected in Israel, a combined infection of Covid-19 and flu
Amid the fear of the Omicron variant, Israel recorded the first case of ‘florona’ disease, according to a report by Arab news.
“Israel records first case of florona disease, a double infection of COVID19 and influenza,” Arab News tweeted on Friday.
A pregnant woman, who was admitted to a medical facility for giving birth, was detected with florona, another report by Hindustan Times said. However, the young woman was not vaccinated, the report added, quoting Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth.
WHAT IS FLORONA?
According to a report by news agency ANI, ‘florona’ disease is a double infection of Covid-19 and influenza.
However, it is not a new variant. Israeli doctors are studying ‘florona’ as a spike has been witnessed in influenza cases recently.