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Well thanks for the flu update, but I called BS on viruses not the flu specifically.Australia has seen a huge drop in influenza cases and deaths this year. Experts say a combination of school closures, physical distancing, hand hygiene, border closures and increased vaccination rates have all contributed to the sharp decline.www.abc.net.au
Australian Medical Association NSW vice-president Andrew Zuschmann said this year doctors were seeing much lower community rates of influenza infection.
"What it's telling us is that many of the measures that are working to contain the spread of COVID-19 within the community are also very effective at reducing transmission of influenza," he said.
In total, from January to the end of June 2019, more than 132,000 people were diagnosed with the flu.
This year, almost 21,000 people were diagnosed during the same period.
Try googling Aerosol transmission. Not all viruses are transmitted the same way, the drop in flu deaths is only a happy byproduct of preventing COVID.Annually there is usually around 170,000 - 180,000 cases of flu confirmed by lab tests annually.
Last year there was 16,000 only.