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I am really ill with the flu but I have an end of study Steerco meeting tomorrow. What should I do?

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Stay home. Don’t get everyone else sick. Dial in if you have to

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End of study steerco on Easter Sunday? Where are you?

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Well I think people can remove their own posts, at least for a little while after they post them. Maybe people thought better of their snark? I didn’t see those posts in the first place so don’t know

Don’t go and make everyone else sick. The flu is extremely contagious. Ask someone on your team to fill in and prep them as much as you can before.

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Second that, remote is your friend. That or handing off the meeting (or maybe a combination of both)

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Do not go. You will sneeze half way through, snot will inevitably get on you jacket, you’ll get everyone sick and everyone will hate you. Move it or delegate. If you can medicate it out of existence great, otherwise don’t. Sudafed and ibuprofen.

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Why is this even a question..

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Because OP is in Asia.

@McK1 Sunday is the first working day of the week in the Middle East and many countries and clients there don’t celebrate Easter

On a sunday??

As folks above have intimated, this is a global app, and plenty of people work on Sunday

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Also in some parts of the world it’s already Sunday morning, so tomorrow could be Monday...

In any case, yeah I don’t think you going in with the flu is a good idea. If someone else can lead in your place, have them do so. Maybe dial in to support if you are up to it, but I’m fairly sure you’re not up to leading it over the phone in this condition.

Thanks for being smart @OW1. Im in Asia and it's already Sunday morning

Why risk giving the flu to others or getting sicker yourself?

Breathe on C-level, delay steerco, win! In all seriousness, I agree with everyone here. Aside from not getting others sick, it's also extremely distracting. I would rather client be focusing on presentation than thinking about possibly getting sick from the sniffling, sneezing, whatever.

Do it remotely on Webex/Zoom/BJ, any video call. Dress up as if you were at work but tell me people you have the flu so didn’t want to get everyone sick

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