If you have lung disease, heart disease, or diabetes, annual flu vaccination is a critical part of your care
December 4, 2023

Complications from Flu Largely Preventable with Annual Flu Vaccine

Leading public health organizations emphasize that it’s not too late to help protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated against flu

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A flu vaccine can take flu from wild to mild. National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4 to 8
December 4, 2023

Act Today, Don’t Delay: #GetVaccinated to Help #FightFlu

With flu activity on the rise and vaccination rates lagging across the US, NFID is reminding everyone age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu

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November 19, 2023

Talking about Vaccines without Ruining the Holidays

The time to deal with vaccine misinformation is immediately. And the way to deal with it is through building connections and expressing empathy.

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November 9, 2023

3 Things To Know on World Pneumonia Day

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the American Lung Association encourage those who are at risk to talk with a healthcare professional about pneumococcal vaccines

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NFID Medical Director shares why he gets vaccinated
October 23, 2023

Overcoming Barriers to Vaccination

NFID Medical Director Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, shares his thoughts on communication tactics and other strategies to help overcome barriers to vaccination

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CDC Leaders Leading By Example and Getting Vaccinated to #FightFlu!
October 12, 2023

Leading by Example for a Healthier Fall and Winter

CDC guest post on the importance of disease prevention and leading by example to help protect against flu, COVID-19, and RSV

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2023 News Conference Panelists
October 4, 2023

2023 NFID Annual News Conference: News Round-Up

Leading national experts at the 2023 National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) Annual News Conference: Preventing Disease this Fall and Winter emphasized the importance of vaccination to help prevent disease and protect public health …

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September 28, 2023

US Health Officials Urge Vaccination Against Flu, COVID-19, and RSV This Fall and Winter

New NFID survey shows many US adults underestimate the seriousness of respiratory diseases and do not plan to get vaccinated this season

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September 19, 2023

A Game Changer for Disease Prevention and Treatment

As diseases continue to emerge, reemerge, and evolve, the development and use of advanced interventions such as monoclonal antibodies are critical for protecting public health …

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