martes, 14 de octubre de 2014

CDC Influenza News and Highlights

New CDC Expert Commentaries on Medscape

When to Give Antiviral Drugs for the Flu 
Angela J.P. Campbell, MD, MPH
March 17, 2014
Angela J.P. Campbell, MD, MPH, is a Medical Officer for the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division in CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. 

Weekly Influenza Surveillance

CDC has published the 2014-2015 recommendations for the prevention and control of influenza. CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older. 
Flu activity is low across the United States now, but usually begins to increase in October and most commonly peaks between January and March. Make plans to get your flu vaccine this fall.
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National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership

Influential News
The National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership (NIVDP) is comprised of multi-sector partners who work to promote flu vaccination among underserved populations including African Americans, Hispanics, and American Indians/ Alaska Natives. This newsletter is available in English and Spanish.
English  [1.7 MB, 2 pages] | Spanish  [1.5 MB, 2 pages]

Letter to Providers: Influenza Vaccination of Pregnant Women  [324 KB, 2 pages]

CDC Letters to ProvidersWe encourage you to adopt the National Adult Immunization Practice Standards to help ensure that your patients receive influenza and Tdap vaccinations as well as all other indicated vaccinations.

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