Australian woman dies after catching 'flurona'

Australian woman dies after catching 'flurona'
Australian woman dies after catching 'flurona'
Australian woman dies after catching 'flurona' - a combination of coronavirus and the flu as experts sound the alarm about new variants 

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An unvaccinated woman in her 90s died after contracting both the flu and Covid in Victoria.

The woman, who died in January, was one of six people who contracted 'flurona' in Victoria.

All other cases, aged between 18 and 64, were vaccinated for Covid, and the elderly woman was the only death in Victoria recorded from the combined variant.

A Department of Health spokesperson urged Victorians to get their flu shot and Covid vaccine to protect themselves from both viruses.

'By getting vaccinated against both highly contagious infections, you're not only protecting yourself and those around you, but you're also helping to ease pressure on our health system,' the spokesperson told the Herald Sun.

Meanwhile, experts warn three new Omicron subvariants have reached Australia and health authorities say people who contract the virus should

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