Doctors Warn That Flu Risk To U.S. Is Much Greater Than Coronavirus

Doctors Warn That Flu Risk To U.S. Is Much Greater Than Coronavirus

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Despite coronavirus warnings, doctors are urging people to focus on the immediate risk of the flu

The deadly new international health crisis, coronavirus, is causing concern all over the world. But doctors are urging their patients in the U.S. to focus on the risk of contracting the flu, which is much more realistic and immediate a danger than contracting coronavirus.

Though a handful of cases have tested positive for coronavirus in the U.S., the chances of contracting it are exceedingly low. Whereas the flu, which kills tens of thousands of people annually, is an immediate risk.