Well, look at this: Flu cases have dropped dramatically so far in 2020:

Now, compare 2019-2020:

A note on the data:

This is happening around the world, too:

One theory is that Covid is literally blocking flu infections. Link below from The Lancet:

Or maybe these cases internationally are being misdiagnosed as Covid:

A third possibility is that anti-Covid measures had a hand in the drop:


But whatever the cause, it means this winter could be Covid “instead of” flu and not Covid “and” flu and that’s really good news, especially for children:

He’ll be checking these numbers each Friday: