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CSTE/CDC Webinar: Challenges of the 2017-2018 Flu Season

February 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a special webinar highlighting this flu season and ongoing challenges. This webinar is a collaborative effort between CSTE and the CDC National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) to update the epi community at large on the status of the 2017-18 Flu Season and issues around flu surveillance and response. This is a great opportunity to hear directly from CDC officials. The agenda for the webinar is as follows:

  1. Welcome: Janet Hamilton, CSTE President
  2. Overview of this season’s flu epi and surveillance: CDC
  3. Supply chain issues: vax, anti-virals and rapid test kits: CDC
  4. Policy alerts; e.g. waiver requests to insurance companies on pre-approval for anti-virals
  5. Vax Issues: H3N2 Challenges, vaccine technology and formulations (high dose, Cell based, LAIV)‎
  6. Q&A

To join via Webex
1. Go to https://cste.webex.com/cste/k2/j.php?MTID=t48876fb8fe2ccead7ef8186c32f54315
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the session password: Epi2018.
4. Click “Join Now”.
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

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February 9, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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