2014 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal News Conference

September 18, 2014

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.

Resources

News Conference Transcript
Press Release
News Conference Agenda
Influenza Vaccination Coverage by Age 2013-2014
CDC Highlights and Data Summary
Understanding Influenza
Preventing Influenza
Antiviral Drugs for Influenza Prevention and Treatment
Influenza Complications
Understanding Pneumococcal Disease
Preventing Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccination Recommendations
Speaker Bios
Representatives Available for Interviews
2014 NFID News Conference Final Media Results
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.