sábado, 26 de septiembre de 2015

2015 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

2015 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

2015 Annual Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

Dr. Frieden getting his 2015 Flu Shot

At the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases (NFID) 2015 Annual Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference held in Washington, DC last week, expert panelists spoke about the burden of influenza (flu) in the US and the importance of annual flu vaccination as the best way to protect yourself and your family.
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), joined with leading medical/public health experts at the news conference and encouraged all individuals age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against influenza (flu) annually.
Daniel B. Jernigan, MD, MPH, Director of the Influenza Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shared his perspective on the importance of annual flu vaccination for all people 6 months of age and older in NFID Blog: CDC Answers Top Questions About Flu.
The NFID News Conference is archived and available online.
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News Conference Transcript

Press Release

News Conference Agenda

Influenza Vaccination Coverage by Age 2012-2015

Understanding Influenza

Influenza Prevention and Treatment

Influenza Surveillance and Vaccine Strain Selection

Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccine Recommendations

Speaker Bios

Leading by Example

This NFID initiative calls on leaders in healthcare, business, education, and politics to "lead by example" by making a commitment to influenza prevention. Organizations can join the growing list of supporters and participate in activities to show their support of annual influenza vaccination.
- See more at: http://www.nfid.org/2015flunews#sthash.mtj4lAcJ.dpuf

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