4. Late Breaking Updates on Pathogens - Old and New
Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 6--AB

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss the emergence of highly pathogenic avian influenza in North America and the potential threat to human health
  • summarize the outbreak control measure implemented in South Korea
  • describe the epidemiology of the outbreak and the responses of various health care entities to the epidemic

Target Audience: Scientists, Researchers, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, HIV specialists, HIV clinicians, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

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

Moderators:  William Schaffner, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Anne Schuchat, MD, FIDSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CME Credits: Maximum of 2 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


W. Schaffner, Merck: Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board , Consulting fee
Pfizer: Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board , Consulting fee
Novavax: Consultant , Consulting fee

A. Schuchat, None

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