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April 20th Meningitis Webinar with Dr. Hassan

05 Apr 2021 2:36 PM | Ashley Tharpe (Administrator)

Meningococcal Disease in the US
Epidemiology, Prevention and Immunization Guidelines by the CDC 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:00 pm ET


Register in advance for this webinar:
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ljczrfE6TayruLNH5-86hA

Presenter:  Ferdaus Hassan, Ph.D., Medical Science Liaison (DC/MD/VA) Sanofi Pasteur, U.S. Medical Affairs

Dr. Hassan has extensive professional experience in the areas of vaccine and virus research and has published more than 50 research articles in peer reviewed journals. He is a strong advocate and passionate about vaccines and believes that no one should suffer from vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Presentation Objectives:

1) Discuss epidemiology of bacterial meningitis caused by Neisseria meningitis in the US. 

2) Discuss mode of transmission and risk factors associated with meningococcal infection

3) Discuss Men ACWY and Men B vaccination coverage among adolescents 

4) Discuss CDC/ACIP meningococcal vaccine recommendation


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