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Is the Coronavirus Disease More Severe Than the Flu? Topic Guide

Is the Coronavirus Disease More Severe Than the Flu? Is the Coronavirus Disease More Severe Than the Flu?: While there are some similarities between the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and influenza, overall, coronavirus disease is a much more serious illness for several reasons: Coronavirus disease is more infections than the flu, has a higher death rate than the flu, a higher rate of serious illness that requires hospitalization than the flu. There is currently no vaccine for coronavirus disease, nor any significant community immunity to COVID-19.

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