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Covid-19, flu, bronchiolitis: can you be infected with all three diseases at the same time?

2022-12-02T12:08:31.615Z

DECRYPTION - These three respiratory viruses circulate at the same time in France. Covid-19, flu, bronchiolitis... the three epidemics are there in France. New Covid-19 contaminations are increasing considerably (+37.1% in seven days according to Public Health France (SPF)). The flu epidemic was declared in France on Wednesday 30 November and that of bronchiolitis remains at a very high level. A simple question therefore arises: can one be a carrier of the three viruses at the



Covid-19, flu, bronchiolitis... the three epidemics are there in France.

New Covid-19 contaminations are increasing considerably (+37.1% in seven days according to Public Health France (SPF)).

The flu epidemic was declared in France on Wednesday 30 November and that of bronchiolitis remains at a very high level.

A simple question therefore arises: can one be a carrier of the three viruses at the same time?

On a theoretical level, yes it is not impossible.

But these are very rare cases

,

says Gilles Pialoux, infectious disease specialist and head of the infectious and tropical diseases department at Tenon hospital (AP-HP).

In terms of triple simultaneous infection, the figures are lacking.

Undoubtedly less than 1% chance

,

estimates for his part Yves Buisson, epidemiologist and president of the Covid cell of the National Academy of Medicine.

Covid-19 can cause bronchiolitis

I don't have any data that indicates that co-infection with Covid and RSV leads to more serious cases.

Anyway, I never...

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