Populations at High Risk for Influenza: CDC and IDSA Recommendations
This brief podcast will answer your most salient questions about managing influenza in high-risk patients, starting with how to identify those patients and determine their risk for developing complications. Next, you will listen to the experts discuss the latest CDC and IDSA recommendations for preventing influenza—including the use of post-exposure prophylaxis—in this vulnerable patient population. Finally, you will hear the recommendations for testing for influenza—within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic—and treating patients with influenza at high risk for complications.
Executive Producer: Margaret Oliverio, MD
Associate Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Mary W. Montgomery, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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