Health

COVID and influenza hit Hunter hospitals as Dr David Durrheim urges vaccination and face masks going into busy winter flu season

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
May 26 2022 - 3:59am
Big winter ahead: Dr David Durrheim has warned that influenza and COVID-19 are co-circulating, and is urging people to be vaccinated for both. Picture: Simone De Peak

A VIRUS laden winter lies ahead, with COVID-19 and influenza "co-circulating" to put additional pressure on the Hunter's hospital emergency departments.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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