On October 7, 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and other partners joined to kick off vaccination efforts for the 2010-2011 influenza season and to discuss the importance of influenza and pneumonia vaccination.

CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and CDC Influenza Division Deputy Director Dr. Dan Jernigan participated in the press conference and follow-up interviews.

Click here  to view the key points related to vaccination this season and influenza-related publications and web postings.