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Course Objective

  • Identify prior pandemics in history which were caused by a strain of influenza
  • Recognize the challenges associated with the current vaccine manufacturing practice

Date: March 21, 2016

Dr. Peter Wenger
Clinical Associate Professor
Department Of Preventive Medicine & Community Health, Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School

The world has experienced a number of pandemics throughout the centuries. Dr. Peter Wenger provides an historic overview of influenza ad the cause of three pandemics, and their global impact. Dr. Wenger also highlights the many common influenza strains, the manufacturing process of vaccines and the challenges it presents, and the current recommendations for influenza immunizations.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center