Has Covid killed off the flu? Influenza cases nosedive by 98% across the globe

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  • Many feared ‘twin-demic’ of flu, which kills thousands, and Covid-19 this winter 
  • Thirty million people – 20 per cent more than normal – now eligible for the flu jab
  • ‘Surveillance’ data collected by WHO shows how flu cases plummeted globally

It was feared by many to be the perfect winter storm, a nightmare situation that would push our health service over the edge: the ‘twin-demic’ of flu, which kills about 10,000 Britons every year, and a second deadly wave of Covid-19.

Such was the concern that the Government rolled out the biggest flu vaccination programme in British history.

Thirty million people – 20 per cent more than normal, and now including all over-50s – are eligible for this year’s jab.

Take up of the vaccine is already the highest it has ever been in the over-65s and young children, according to the latest reports.

There’s just one curious problem: flu, it seems, has all but vanished.

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