Hi everyone. My name is Dr. Katelyn Jetelina. I am an epidemiologist at the University of Texas Health Science Center, where my research lab and teaching reside. I am also the founder and author of a newsletter called Your Local Epidemiologist.
Why is fighting the flu important for every business and every employee? In addition to keeping your team healthy and working, flu season is once again colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Business owners and leaders play a vital role in encouraging employees to get the flu vaccine.
Indonesia has become the new COVID-19 epicenter, experiencing a massive surge in infections over the last month, driven by the Delta variant. This increase in cases has overwhelmed the healthcare system and hospitals in multiple localities, and there are growing concerns about the availability of oxygen and other life-sustaining supplies.
There’s no denying that the world has undergone major changes in the past year that have affected individuals, families, communities, the workforce and the economy as a whole.