2015 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

September 17, 2015
10:00–11:00 AM ET

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined with leading medical/public health experts at the NFID news conference encouraging all individuals age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against influenza annually.  Panelists who joined Dr. Frieden included William Schaffner, MD, medical director of NFID and professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Kathleen Neuzil, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and director, Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland School of Medicine; and Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, pediatrician, blogger (Seattle Mama Doc) and executive director of Digital Health at Seattle Children's Hospital.