CDC Launches 2019-20 Flu Vaccination Campaign

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) and others, launched the 2019-20 flu vaccine campaign to promote the CDC’s recommendation for everyone age six months and older to get an annual flu vaccine. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced during the launch that CDC flu vaccination coverage estimates for 2018-19 indicated 45 percent of American adults received a flu vaccine last season and nearly 63 percent of children were vaccinated. Additional information on the campaign launch is available here.