Nov. 3, 2017
For Immediate Release
Waterloo – Experts from Wilfrid Laurier University and Region of Waterloo Public Health will be speaking about the flu, how to protect yourself from it and what to do if you get it on Nov. 7 at Laurier’s Waterloo campus. The lecture will be a chance for attendees to have all their flu-related questions answered.
“The event will educate members of the public and students – particularly undergraduate students, who are the population in Canada with the lowest flu vaccination rates – about influenza virus, the benefits and risks of the flu vaccine, and strategies in combination with vaccination that can keep you healthy during the flu season,” said Associate Professor Stephanie DeWitte-Orr, recipient of an Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award, who will be speaking at the event.
Panellists at the “Got Flu? 2017 Health Sciences Influenza Lecture” will be:
The event is from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, in room 201 at the Bricker Academic Building. The event is free and open to the public. Those planning to attend are requested to register via Eventbrite.
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