WHO’s Science in 5: Flu & COVID-19

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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5: Flu & COVID-19” – below is their description.

Episode #59

How would you know if you have the flu or COVID-19? Should you take both flu vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccine if these are available to you? How does WHO decide on the composition of the flu vaccine? Dr Sylvie Briand explains in Science in 5 this week.

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