Online Program

Overview of the outbreak

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 : 1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Melissa Schaefer, MD, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview and early timeline of the multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with contaminated steroid medication.

Learning Areas:

Clinical medicine applied in public health

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the overview of the fungal meningitis outbreak.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was a team lead for the CDC team dedicated to state communication and surveillance activities for this multi-state outbreak.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.