CDC Hosting Call to Review Recommendations for Testing and Treatment of 2020-2021 Seasonal Influenza During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: 09/12/2020

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a call to review their recommendations for testing and treatment of 2020-2021 seasonal Influenza during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Influenza surveillance data reported to the World Health Organization’s FluNet platform from three Southern Hemisphere countries (Australia, Chile, and South Africa) indicated low influenza activity during June through August 2020, months that comprise the typical Southern Hemisphere influenza season

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