Dr. Ngozi Ezike on ‘flurona’: ‘We didn’t have a flu season last year. This year, we’re already in moderate transmission.’

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PHOTO: Dr. Ngozi Ezike, director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, discusses the discovery of a second case in Illinois of the novel coronavirus and the public health efforts to contain and study it, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 in Springfield, Ill., (AP Photo/John O’Connor)

Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Dr. Ngozi Ezike, provides updates on COVID-19 as well as “flurona,” the combined diagnosis of flu and COVID. Should we be worried about it? Dr. Ezike has that answer and more as she talks with Lisa Dent and Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News.

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