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Medical Matters: The Importance of Herd Immunity (2020 Updated with a COVID-19 Twist)
Faculty: William Valenti, MD
Educational Objectives:
Review the epidemiology vaccine-preventable infectious diseases and the role of herd immunity
Describe how herd immunity protects vulnerable populations such as newborns, the elderly and those who are too sick to be vaccinated
Discuss the percentage(s) of a population who need to be vaccinated for herd immunity to be effective
Examine the role of herd immunity in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
The Medical Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sep 23, 2020 07:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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