Lance VanGundy, ER director at Unitypoint Health in Marshalltown, Iowa, said in a Facebook video "Covid is awful."
COVID patients analyzed in the study who had Influenza vaccinations were less likely to develop conditions including stroke, sepsis, and deep vein thrombosis.
"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.
"Wow my man really flexed for the flu shot," someone commented on Cuomo's Instagram post.
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.
Professor Niro Siriwardena at the University of Lincoln told Newsweek it is important that people at risk of flu complications get vaccinated.
The lawsuit cites the former employee became withdrawn and stressed after being forced to get a vaccination.
The number of states reporting widespread flu activity nearly doubled this week.
There are also thousands more infectious disease diagnoses.