By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Doctors and nurses around the country are preparing for a fight against flu season and coronavirus at the same time.READ MORE: Tractor Trailer Driver Dies After Crashing Into Utility Pole, 2 Vehicles And Mobile Home
Flu vaccine manufacturers have ramped up production this year. They’re making tens of millions of more doses than they did last flu season.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 994 New Cases, 12 Additional Deaths Over 72 Hours
There are two new flu vaccines designed to protect older people this year.
The CDC says it will be critical to continue wearing masks, washing your hands often and practicing social distancing.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 3-Day Total Of 11,208 New Cases, 105 More Deaths
The flu season could pose a “twindemic” as doctors are uncertain about flu season predictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.