The CDC announced that the one case does not change the human risk assessment for the general public, which is "low" at this time.
The court said 73-year-old Thomas has been at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., since March 18 after experiencing "flu-like symptoms."
Avian influenza has been detected in poultry flocks as well as wild birds since January. Experts tell Newsweek what the risk is to humans.
There have been been 22,290 deaths from flu over the past three flu seasons, which spans October to May, compared with more than 31,000 COVID deaths over the last two weeks.
Cases of flu in the U.S. are on the increase, the CDC has said, as reports emerge of people catching that virus and COVID at the same time.
The individual in the U.K. caught the virus after having close contact with infected bids, according to a U.K. government agency.
Experts say it's possible to catch COVID-19 and flu at the same time, as coronavirus and flu cases increase in number across the country.
The world's first case of "flurona" was documented in Israel, but experts believe others have been infected with both COVID-19 and the flu without knowing.
Lynnette Brammer from the CDC said that the current flu season is looking like it will be "more of a normal flu season" after last year's unusually light one.
While it has been reported that the symptoms of Omicron may be like those of a cold, the two viruses are not the same.
CDC data shows that flu cases are increasing across the U.S., as the country deals with a surge in Omicron cases.
Flu shots are updated annually to protect against new forms of the virus that arise.
Indiana reported 2,500 COVID-19 hospitalizations as of Sunday, concerning health officials who say there might not be enough hospital beds for flu season.
The flu virus can cause widespread deaths amongst bird populations and make people very sick in the rare cases when it spreads to humans.
The children, who are not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, have reportedly shown signs of heart issues.
Jennifer Grey spoke to Newsweek about backing Flu Shot Fridays and her new book "Out Of The Corner" due for release next year.
Moderna said that it believes that it could be the first in the market with a combined COVID and seasonal flu vaccine.
Wars and disease have been the main culprits behind disruptions in the city's 164 years of observing Fat Tuesday.
"After reviewing death cases so far, it is not the time to suspend a flu vaccination program since vaccination is very crucial this year, considering ... the COVID-19 outbreak," Jeong Eun-Kyung, director of the KDCA, said during a briefing this week.
Of the total deaths reported following vaccination, 46 were believed to have no link to the flu shot, according to South Korean health officials.
On Tuesday, Republican President Donald Trump claimed that coronavirus is less deadly than the flu. Though the flu kills tens of thousands of Americans each year, COVID-19 has killed more Americans in 2020 than the approximately 178,000 Americans killed by flu over the last six years.
Facebook removes another post from the president, citing the spread of COVID-19 misinformation.
While speaking to NewsmaxTV, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said that "this is going to be our most important flu season of our lifetimes."
Findings show which groups are more reluctant to get vaccinated, and the states with the highest and lowest adoption.
Public health officials in California on Tuesday expressed concern that decreased vaccinations among children prompted by stay-at-home orders could pose additional risks to health and place added strain on health care systems that are already overworked amid the pandemic.
Less than half of U.S. residents received a flu vaccine in 2019, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, which has prompted major concerns for the upcoming fall season, as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country.
A doctor on the Ruby Princess cruise ship allegedly told Josephine Roope that her friend had "only the flu, nothing to worry about."