Category: Coronavirus

Coronavirus Overshadows the Deadly Influenzavirus Season

The coronavirus flu has led to more than 454,000 illnesses and more than 20,550 deaths worldwide. For comparison, in the U.S. alone, the influenzavirus flu has caused an estimated 38 million illnesses, 390,000 hospitalizations and 23,000 deaths this season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). *Worldwide and on the same timeline as the…

Medical Experts Believe Influenza Is Deadlier Than The Novel Coronavirus

KEY POINTS There are already five confirmed cases of coronavirus in the U.S. Medical experts believe influenza is deadlier than the coronavirus Influenza could cause 61,000 deaths in the U.S. Despite the growing number of cases of the novel coronavirus in different parts of the world, medical experts warned that influenza is still a far…