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Friday, Nov 13 @ 10:30 PM

DESCRIPTION

As we enter this year’s flu season in the midst of a global pandemic, addressing vaccine preventable illnesses has become more important than ever. Influenza, along with pneumonia, is the 7th leading cause of death in Canada and it’s the leading cause of death amongst vaccine preventable diseases. Influenza and pneumonia are also some of the top reasons why people visit Emergency Departments, accounting for approximately 12,200 hospitalizations and 3,500 deaths every year.

AGENDA / DISCUSSION TOPICS

• Flu Season during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic
• Tips and info on staying safe and healthy
• How the Flu and COVID-19 impact older people

PARTICIPANTS

Dr. Samir Sinha 

Dr. Allison McGeer

Michael Nicin – NIA executive director 

Webinar/Workshop organized by: National Institute on Ageing

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