"I expect to see plenty of co-infections (of flu and COVID) going forward, but I don’t see anything that suggests it makes COVID infections worse. Those are two viral pathogens that we actually have medicines for."

Dr. Frank Esper, a physician at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, commenting to USA Today for its recent report, “Flu + Coronavirus = Flurona. What You Need to Know About Co-Infection Experts Are Watching.”