Flu Season Vaccinations

Surgeon General Richard Carmona briefed reporter on the importance of vaccination in public health as part of a panel hosted by the… read more

Surgeon General Richard Carmona briefed reporter on the importance of vaccination in public health as part of a panel hosted by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Officials from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Sciences, spoke to the outlook for the upcoming flu season, including who should be vaccinated, when vaccinations should be given, and how much vaccine will be available. Associate Director of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, David Neumann, introduced the panel. close

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  • David Neuman Associate Director National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
  • Walter Orenstein Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Immunization
  • William Schaffner M.D. Chair Vanderbilt University->Preventive Medicine
  • Sean Tunis Official Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services->Office of Clinical Standards and Quality
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Flu Season Vaccinations

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Program ID:
173056-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Oct 08, 2002 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 09, 2002 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 08, 2002 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2002 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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