Flu: Protect yourself and others.

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Flu 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) maintains that influenza vaccinations are effective and safe. 

Worldwide, these annual epidemics are estimated to result in about 5 million cases of severe illness and around 290 000 to 650 000 deaths.”

By choosing to get vaccinated, you are protecting not only yourself, but also your family, friends and colleagues as well as people who are vulnerable and at risk.

How to get vaccinated at CERN?

From now until the end of the vaccination period, all people working at CERN can come and collect a prescription for an influenza vaccine from CERN’s medical service, build 57.

Once you have bought the vaccine, CERN’s medical service will welcome you in order to administer it.

 

Friday 8th November 2019 is the Swiss national flu vaccination day.

To mark this event, CERN’s Medical Service will exceptionally be open the whole day from 8am to 5.30pm in order to vaccinate you against influenza.

 Ps: Please ensure that the vaccine is kept cool, in the fridge if you cannot come immediately

For more information regarding influenza:
 

OMS : https://www.who.int/fr/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/influenza-(seasonal)

OFSP: https://www.sevaccinercontrelagrippe.ch/fr-ch/la-grippe.html

Santé Publique France: https://www.santepubliquefrance.fr/maladies-et-traumatismes/maladies-et-infections-respiratoires/grippe