June 18, 2024 12:00 pm

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In this recorded webinar, join the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) for a discussion on the current US outbreak of avian influenza A(H5N1), also referred to as bird flu. The webinar will address the epidemiology of avian influenza as well as current guidelines and strategies for disease management and prevention.

NFID Medical Director Robert H. Hopkins, Jr., MD moderates the discussion with presentations from NFID Secretary Ruth Lynfield, MD, State Epidemiologist and Medical Director, Minnesota Department of Health, and Sonja Olsen, PhD, Associate Director for Preparedness and Response, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology of avian influenza A(H5N1)
  • Describe US guidelines and strategies for the management and prevention of avian influenza
  • Discuss the public health response to avian influenza

There is no fee to participate in this activity, but pre-registration is required:

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NFID designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.