Whooping Cough at Record Levels…and Not Slowing Down
Register today for the next VICNetwork Webinar on Wednesday, November 14
With pertussis disease still at near-epidemic levels in the United Statesand influenza season coming close behind, clinicians and communicators need to have the most up to date recommendations, information and resources available to help identify and communicate about these respiratory illnesses. Join us on Wednesday, November 14 at 11:00 am PT/ 2:00 pm ET for an update on pertussis epidemiology and recent additions to ACIP recommendations for pertussis vaccination, along with new campaign materials that can be used for National Influenza Awareness Week. This webinar will also feature a parent advocate, Veronica McNalley who is taking action against pertussis.
Speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will cover current trends in pertussis epidemiology, review new pertussis vaccine recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the challenges of diagnosing pertussis during influenza season and new materials and resources for education and outreach.