Influenza jab could partially protect you from Covid, scientists say

A man receiving a vaccine

A man receiving a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Coast General Hospital. A new study shows that individuals who are vaccinated against influenza could be partially protected against some severe effects of the coronavirus disease.

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What you need to know:

  • This finding is particularly significantly because the pandemic is straining resources in many parts of the world.
  • This comes after researchers in the United States of America analysed data from about 75,000 Covid-19 patients

A new study shows that individuals who are vaccinated against influenza could be partially protected against some severe effects of the coronavirus disease.

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