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Doctors credit COVID-19 precautions for dramatic decrease in flu cases – WLWT Cincinnati

The messages to wear masks, social distance and wash our hands is preventing more than the spread of COVID-19.

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CINCINNATI —The messages to wear masks, social distance and wash our hands is preventing more than the spread of COVID-19.
We are seeing a dramatic decrease in the number of flu cases this season.
Local health officials said typically this time of year about 600 people would be hospitalized with the flu every week in Ohio.
Instead, we’ve only seen 50 for the entire flu season.
The flu numbers this season are staggering for all the right reasons.
“This year we have seen a dramatic difference in…

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