Flu season: No international travel could mean a slow start

GPs will be juggling flu and COVID-19 vaccinations come April

The 2021 influenza season will probably be a late-starter due to fewer international travellers seeding the virus, says leading influenza researcher Professor Robert Booy.

Professor Robert Booy
Professor Robert Booy.

But the historically low number of cases in 2020 could make Australians more susceptible to catching the virus when it arrives.