KSHB: Doctors weigh in on patients diagnosed with both COVID-19, flu

January 11, 2022

A rise in COVID-19 and flu cases in both Kansas and Missouri continue to strain health care systems and now doctors are reporting cases of patients battling COVID-19 and influenza at the same time; an occurrence being dubbed flurona.

KSHB talked to Dr. Todd Fristo, a family medicine physician at Saint Luke's Primary Care-Independence, about why testing is key and where you can go to get tested for both flu and COVID-19.

Watch the story below.

Dr. Fristo describes what local doctors are seeing.


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