Named Lecture:
75a. John F. Enders Lecture: What it takes to Prevent Influenza Disease
Thursday, October 3, 2013: 3:45 PM-4:30 PM
Room: The Moscone Center: Esplanade Ballroom 301-310

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • summarize the worldwide prevalence of influenza disease
  • clarify the molecular virology of influenza viruses
  • outline challenges in developing an effective influenza vaccine
  • describe the threat of pandemic influenza, and illustrate possible response(s)

Target Audience: vaccinologists, scientists, researchers, public health practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists, members-in-training, lab personnel, investigators, infectious diseases physicians, infectious diseases pediatricians, infection preventionists, hospital epidemiologists, hospital administrators, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, health care workers, fellows, epidemiologists, clinicians, academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderator:  Larry K. Pickering, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


CME Credits: Maximum of 0.75 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 0.75 knowledge-based contact hours (0.075 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-13-129-L01-P


L. K. Pickering, None

N. Cox, None

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