Places like Australia & NZ have seen very little flu this year following COVID measures (e.g. & ). Which suggests that these measures would likely also suppress a high-IFR flu pandemic...
Extremely low levels of #RSV and #influenza detections in 2020- impact of #COVID lockdown measures
New CID: "The impact of COVID-19 public health measures on detections of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in children during the 2020 Australian winter" - 98.0% / 99.4% ⬇️ RSV / flu detection - Limitation: Pts not seeking care = poss low testing