A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from December 11, 2022
Flurona (flu + coronavirus)

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Wikipedia: COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The novel virus was first identified from an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. Attempts to contain it there failed, allowing the virus to spread to other areas of Asia and later worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern on 30 January 2020 and a pandemic on 11 March 2020.
 
Wikipedia: Twindemic
“Flurona”
In January 2022, Israel reported, for the first time, a mixture of COVID-19 and influenza infections, colloquially known as “flurona”. In Brazil, four cases of the double infection have been identified, including a 16-year-old male from Rio de Janeiro. In Fortaleza of Ceará state, two children, including a one-year-old child tested positive without complications, and also a 52-year-old man who did not need hospitalization. In São Paulo, the Secretariat of Health announced that its state had 110 cases in 2021.
 
Urban Dictionary
flurona
Testing positive for both the flu and Covid-19.
I have Flurona. I tested positive for the flu on Monday and on Tuesday I tested positive for Covid!
by Catlady2002 January 5, 2022
 
Urban Dictionary
Flurona
When a person has the Flu virus and the Corona virus at the same time. A buzzword only, not an actual virus strain.
Karen is bedridden with what her doctor calls Flurona. Apparently she came down with Covid and Influenza at the same time!
by talk2me-JCH2 June 19, 2022

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Sunday, December 11, 2022 • Permalink


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