Fact-checked by: AFP

2022/02/07 | United States, Feance

FALSE: Flurona is a new variant of the virus that causes Covid-19.

Explanation: Experts say the term refers to simultaneous but separate influenza and coronavirus infections rather than a new variant and that such cases are rare but have been detected before.

Read the Full Article (AFP)

This false claim originated from: Social media

The #CoronavirusFacts database records fact-checks published since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic and its consequences are constantly evolving and data that was accurate weeks or even days ago might have changed. Remember to check the date when the fact-check you are reading was published before sharing it.