Winter flu

Recent reports from Oz and NZ suggest that the winter flu season down under was almost non-existent! Is Covid-19 the grey squirrel to the native flu red swuirrel? It makes sense to think that social distancing and mask wearing would inhibit the spread of colds and coughs. And given the cost of influenza to this country every year (£30 billion in sick days) it would seem sensible to maintain current precautionary measures into the future?

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