A special thank you to Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH, Director of the Tennessee Immunization Program at the Tennessee Department of Health, for this interview on the importance of proper vaccine storage and handling.
For additional tips and strategies on vaccine storage and handling, register to attend the NFID Fall 2014 Clinical Vaccinology Course in Houston, TX on November 7-9, 2014.
NFID Medical Director Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD, shares his thoughts on communication tactics and other strategies to help overcome barriers to vaccination
The NFID Clinical Vaccinology Course encourages sharing of best practices through poster presentations and interactive sessions led by expert faculty featuring the latest information on updated vaccine recommendations and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate immunization…
Probably the most dangerous aspect of getting a vaccine is driving to the doctor’s office to get it. Every year, about 30,000 people die in car accidents and even walking outside on a rainy day isn’t entirely safe—every year in the US, about 100 people are killed when struck by lightning. While routine daily activities pose a certain degree of risk, we choose to do them because we consider that the benefits outweigh the risks.