Testing Site Says It Detected First LA Flurona Case – NBC Los Angeles

January 07, 2022

A COVID testing site in Brentwood says a child returning from a family trip to Mexico tested positive for both influenza and coronavirus.A COVID testing site says it has detected a case of "flurona," a co-infection of the flu and coronavirus, in Los Angeles County.“It was a family visiting from Mexico, from Cabo San Lucas,” said Steve Farzam, of 911 COVID Testing.Flu and COVID-19 will be circulating this winter in communities throughout Los Angeles County, the health department said.Los Angeles County Department of Public HealthThe health department does not track such co-infections, so it's difficult to say how many cases there are in Los Angeles County.