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Flu vs COVID-19: What You Should Know



With influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 have similar symptoms, they are caused by different viruses. Below is a comparison chart that outlines the similarities and differences between the flu and COVID-19. Although the illnesses are different, the prevention methods for each are the same.

Wash your hands often and thoroughly, cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow, avoid touching your face, stay home when you are sick, avoid close contact with anyone who is sick and clean surfaces regularly.