COVID-19 and Seasonal Flu 2021-2022: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
Objectives: Differentiate between the clinical presentation of COVID-19 and seasonal flu. Explain the incubation, period of contagion, and transmission for SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses. Discuss infection prevention measures. Describe patient education considerations for influenza and COVID-19. Explain concerns surrounding seasonal flu vaccine and routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Description: Differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu, including incubation, period of contagion, and transmission. Covers infection prevention, patient education, and seasonal flu vaccine/routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.