On-Demand: COVID and Beyond: Preparing for the Next Pandemic
Program Date/Time: Wednesday, August 24, at 1 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. CT
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and create new challenges for healthcare and public health. We will discuss the challenges presented by the currently circulating COVID-19 variants and how the epidemiology is likely to evolve this fall and winter. We will also discuss the factors that affect COVID-19 becoming an endemic versus pandemic disease, and how to prepare for the next infectious disease threat.
- Discuss the current epidemiology of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Describe challenges presented by the currently circulating COVID-19 variants
- Define and discuss COVID-19 as an endemic versus pandemic disease
- Describe surveillance and response activities needed for COVID-19 and future infectious disease threats