Webinar: Influenza, Pandemic Preparedness and the Universal Flu Vaccine


Dr. Bruce Gellin, President of Global Immunization at the Sabin Vaccine Institute discusses the 2017-2018 influenza season, the search for a universal flu vaccine and what this year's flu season can teach us about influenza transmission and pandemic preparedness.

Dr. Gellin is a world-renowned influenza expert. He has coordinated government-wide seasonal influenza efforts for the United States, led the creation of the U.S. government's first pandemic influenza plan, served as an advisor to the World Health Organization on influenza vaccines and led the pandemic influenza activities of the Global Health Security Initiative.

To ask Dr. Bruce Gellin additional questions and for further discussion on influenza and pandemic preparedness, please visit the IAIM Network Discussion Forum.

Resources and Articles

World Health Organization Influenza Factsheet

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Seasonal Influenza Portal

Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization information related to influenza immunization

Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP)

Influenza Comorbidities

Antigenic Cartography - molecular modeling of antigenic drift