The Double Helix, Fall 2020

Fall 2020 issue of quarterly NFID eNewsletter covering:

  • Importance of Getting Vaccinated to #FightFlu
  • Pneumococcal Disease Prevention
  • COVID-19
  • 2020 Clinical Vaccinology Course (Virtual)
  • Partner News
  • More …

Message from Headquarters

If ever there was a year to #GetVaccinated against influenza (flu), this is the one! Faced with the prospect of a double-threat as the viruses that cause flu and COVID-19 co-circulate, NFID is working harder than ever to raise awareness about the burden of flu and the importance of prevention and treatment. In collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NFID officially launched the 2020-2021 flu season on October 1, 2020 with the virtual 2020 NFID Influenza/Pneumococcal Disease News Conference, urging everyone age 6 months and older to get an annual flu vaccine and to make sure that they are up-to-date with recommended pneumococcal vaccines …