Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Flu or Coronavirus? Here's How to Tell the Difference

With the coronavirus hitting the U.S. at peak flu season, it’s no wonder some confusion has ensued.

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    Ayren Jackson-Cannady

    Ayren Jackson-Cannady

    Ayren is a senior editor at HealthCentral. She works across categories, specializing in skin health, and oversees several newsletters. Before joining the team, Ayren covered skin and hair health as a beauty editor for several national publications, including Fitness, Suede/Essence, TimeOut NY, and Lucky, and she was the Washington, D.C. editor of the parenting site, She has written for The New York Times, Health, Allure, WebMD, Self, Real Simple, and more.