Preview of next flu vaccines on tap for stakeholders

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Caregivers involved in the annual battle against influenza outbreaks will get an advance peek in a webinar Tuesday at what vaccine options for the 2013-14 flu season will be. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases will preview the possibilities. The webcast will begin at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will include a review of vaccine effectiveness for the 2012-13 campaign. 

The event's speakers will be Joseph Bresee, MD, FAAP, Chief, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, at the CDC; Lisa Grohskopf, MD, Medical Officer, Influenza Division, NCIRD; and Kris Sheedy, PhD, Associate Director for Communication Science at the CDC.

For more, visit the Virtual Immunization Communication Network website.