Delta Ballroom D
Thursday, May 13, 2004: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

E2: Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Studies

During the 2003-04 influenza season, the circulating influenza A/H3N2 strain was an antigenic variant of the vaccine A/H3N2 strain, raising questions about the protection provided by this year’s vaccine. This workshop presents several evaluations of influenza vaccine effectiveness.
Learning Objectives: After attending this workshop, participants should be able to describe and discuss several methodological issues in the evaluation of influenza vaccine effectiveness.

Moderator:Guillermo Herrera
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:15 AMPresentation — Nidhi Jain
11:30 AMPresentation — Marika Iwane
11:45 AMPresentation — Majusha Gagani
12:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC