Last updated on September 5, 2022
What Is Flurona?
Should We Be Crapping Our Pants?
In this article, I’m going to help you understand what I’ve learned about the dual infection of the flu virus and the coronavirus recently coined ‘Flurona’.
I know you have questions, we all do. That’s what I’m here for, to do a little research and convey what I have learned, so you can get through your day of watching the Witcher and eating Doritos without Googling every new term you hear from your phone.
Here’s my go-to disclaimer:
I’m not a doctor, medical professional, or an expert of any kind, other than being myself. Do not take any of my commentary on this blog, or elsewhere for that matter, as medical advice or any type of recommendation. Seek advice from a real professional if that’s what you’re looking for.
First, simultaneous covid/influenza infections are not something new. Only the name is new. Flurona is not a super-bug or super-virus, it’s just getting the flu and covid at the same time. They remain separate infections.
They don’t join forces and become a new thing. It’s a concern, just as contracting either one individually is. Don’t forget, there are different variants of each floating around all the time, infecting people with varying degrees of health, immunity, and tolerances.
Influenza infections have been down, almost non-existent last flu season. That’s why this so-called “Flurona” seems like a new disease, with a little more than 2K reported cases from last year’s flu season (Sept ’20 – April 21). That’s down from 38 million flu cases the year before according to the CDC, and we know how smart and reliable they are.
Or, maybe all the reported numbers are BS. It seems as though EVERYTHING was being reported as a covid case. If you stubbed your toe or got a paper cut, it might be classified as a covid case in order to benefit from the government payouts.
Not saying that’s what was going on, I’m just saying I think there was a lot of that going on. Anyway, like most honorable bloggers, I’ll admit I have no idea.
SideNote: So, if wearing masks and hiding from life has made us more vulnerable to the flu, won’t that do the exact same thing for the covid? My mother always said we ate dirt and lived outdoors as children, and we’re stronger for it and that today’s children are going to always be sick and less healthy. No exercise, eating worse, and little exposure to natural vitamin D or even to mild infections in order to build immunity. I think she had that right, only it goes way beyond the children at this point. It has manifested into generations of scared, vulnerable pansies. That’s Right, I Said It.
So back to the original questions, should we be freaking out over here or crapping our pants?
Well, you do what you want. I don’t want the corona, flu, or a stubbed toe, but I’m not putting life on hold either. I’m certainly not sitting up worrying at night based on the reporting of sellouts on information by idiots and liars. You can fill in the blanks there any way you choose.
I’m Brian D. Hawkins, I’m not anti-vax, I’m pro-freedom. And you just experienced the jolt of my big brain. You’re welcome.
Brian D. Hawkins is a late-blooming thought leader in his mind. So please don't disturb his happy thoughts. It's all he has.
Brian D. Hawkins has been a blogger for over twenty years, having written thousands of public articles on dozens of websites. He currently blogs for NextStepSurvival.com and his personal blog at TheOpinionBlog.com.