From viral surveillance to vaccine development, from clinical trials to communications strategies, seasonal flu activities create a basis for pandemic flu readiness. However, a pandemic flu requires special strategies to enable rapid, large-scale response
In this briefing, experts discussed how flu and the COVID-19 pandemic have intersected over the past 18 months and why we should also prioritize flu preparedness policy.
States are considering expanding the role of pharmacists and other providers in annual flu vaccination campaigns.
Joint preparedness against pandemic influenza and COVID-19 presents a clear opportunity for the United States to be ready when a new emerging infectious disease starts a public health crisis.