Kathie Cox
                                Scotland County
                                Health Department

Coronavirus versus the flu: Similarities and differences

Flu season is nearly upon us – as a matter of fact, there have already been several cases identified here in North Carolina. While we are all dealing with the Coronavirus, many becoming sick, hospitalized, and some of us fortunately remaining COVID-19 free, it is important to know that with flu season coming, both are contagious respiratory diseases caused by viruses. Subsequently, this fall and winter could be a double whammy for Scotland County.