Influenza: the Real Killer

Kylie Gregg, Writer

The winter is prime flu season and starting in January, the Corona Virus started to spread and get attention. The Corona Virus has been a big topic in the news and among people; however, Influenza is more deadly than the Corona Virus. In the United States alone, the flu kills as many as 56,000 people a year. according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Although the flu is very dangerous, it can be easily avoided by simple things: covering your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough, getting vaccines, and washing your hands. Safety is a number one priority so make sure you take proper precautions to keep you and your friends safe.