The National Vaccine Program’s National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) will host a virtual meeting on June 9. This event is open to the public and is dedicated to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The meeting will feature presentations on:
- Developing and implementing a future COVID-19 vaccine
- Immunization and the CARES Act
- COVID-19 vaccine intentions
- Efforts to ensure routine immunization during the pandemic
The meeting convenes on Monday, June 9, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 5:45 PM (ET). It will be livestreamed at www.hhs.gov/live.
While this is not an HIV-specific event, HIV.gov is sharing this information as it may be of interest to people with HIV, health care professionals, service organizations, and those who want to learn more about the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP) oversees the National Vaccine Program, which provides strategic leadership and coordination of vaccine and immunization activities among federal agencies and other stakeholders whose mandate is to help reduce the burden of preventable infectious disease.
Learn more about National Vaccine Program and NVAC, and their work to achieve optimal prevention of human infectious diseases through vaccine development.