2012 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

Dr. Koh Vaccinated

September 27, 2012
10:00 am–11:00 am ET

Assistant Secretary for Health at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Howard K. Koh, MD, joined leading medical/public health experts at the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) news conference to encourage all individuals age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against influenza. News conference highlights include:

  • New influenza vaccination data show rates remain steady overall; positive changes among some populations, need to refocus efforts to reach others
  • Robust vaccine supply available, targeting three viruses, including two different strains for this season

Click the play button to view a video of the news conference