With both flu and Covid-19 infections set to increase in the next few weeks, it is important to know which symptoms to look out for when falling ill this flu season.

The WHO’s Director for Infectious Diseases Management, Dr. Sylvie Briand warns that both diseases present similar symptoms which can confuse patients and leave them unsure of when to see their doctor or community nurse.

Briand says it is important to know the difference between the two viruses to ensure patients get proper and early treatment.

Watch Briand’s full interview here.

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