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Flu killed by COVID-19 health precautions in southern hemisphere – The CEO Magazine

Repeated advice of authorities to wash hands, social distance, wear a face mask and shut borders almost killed flu in the southern hemisphere

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Australia got through its winter with the coronavirus pandemic raging and the population told by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and state premiers to regularly clean their hands thoroughly, to social distance and to cover their nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing. As Winter progressed, people began asking, “Has anyone had the flu?”
By April there were 29 confirmed cases of influenza, which was down from 18,705 at the same time the previous year when COVID-19 did not exist. In the height of…

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