Many questions remain about how flu season might affect the pandemic, and vice versa. For example, would coinfection with influenza worsen the course of COVID-19? Experts also aren’t certain whether influenza vaccination could help protect against COVID-19 or whether steps taken to mitigate COVID-19 will reduce the burden of the coming flu season.
Apart from the high transmission rate globally, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has seen a record number of clinical studies registered on ClinicalTrials.gov.From January 2020 to May 2020, there have been 17,998 published articles and 4385 preprints related to COVID-19. However, the feasibility and accuracy of these research studies have raised questions among the scientific and medical communities.