SIOUX FALLS, SD – In the seventh episode of NewsMD’s podcast “The Health Variant,” host and health correspondent Jeremy Fugleberg reflects on the life and times of this other virus, one that hasn’t done so much. headlines.
That’s right – the flu, better known as the flu.
You probably already know that this year’s flu season has been considerably slower than usual. And you probably know it, too: The steps we’ve all taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 have likely helped beat the flu as well.
So how did it work? And what could the next flu season look like?
Karen Green Martin joins Fugleberg to break everything down. She is an epidemiology supervisor and influenza surveillance coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Health.
The “The Health Variant” podcast explores important health topics for the region – such as COVID-19, cannabis and telehealth – introduces listeners to must-see places and people and offers behind-the-scenes reporting.
NewsMD is a brand of Forum Communications that focuses on health and healthcare reporting primarily in the Upper Midwest, including coverage of industry news, research, trends, technology , economic and political issues.
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For comments or suggestions for podcast episode topics, contact Fugleberg at [email protected] or on Twitter: @jayfug.