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Israel Reports First Case Of Florona

Tel Aviv: If corona has been the bane for humanity for almost two years, we may soon have to deal with ‘florona’.

Israel recorded the first case of florona disease. But don’t worry, it’s not a new variant of coronavirus. Florona is believed to be a double infection of COVID-19 and influenza, Arab News reported.

The first case of Florona was found this week in a pregnant woman who had been admitted to hospital for delivery. She was not vaccinated, Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported.

Israeli has been witnessing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases amid the spread of Omicron variant. Doctors are studying the occurrence of CVID and flu at the same time as influenza cases have also gone up.

One of the first countries in the world to introduce a booster dose of the COVID vaccine, Israel earlier this week began administering fourth jabs to people with compromised immune systems.