Preparing for Flu Season and Preventing Another Pandemic

Key Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2021-2022 Season.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September 20, 2021. Available here.

“It’s That Time of Year, Experts Warn: Get a Flu Shot.” Hauser, C. The New York Times. September 17, 2021. Available here.

“American Pandemic Preparedness: Transforming Our Capabilities.” The White House. September 2, 2021. Available here.

“Family Stories.” Families Fighting Flu. September 2021. Available here.

“Positioning America’s Public Health System for the Next Pandemic.” Armooh, T., Barton, T., Burgos, A., et al. Bipartisan Policy Center. June 29, 2021. Available here.

“The Difference between Flu and COVID-19.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. June 7, 2021. Available here.

“Seasonal & Pandemic Preparedness Ecosystem Infographic: Federal Government Agency Roles to Prevent, Detect, and Treat.” Coalition to Stop Flu. Available here.

“Coalition Fact Sheet – Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza: Leveraging Resources toward Mutual Preparedness.” Coalition to Stop Flu. Available here.

Additional Resources

(listed chronologically, beginning with the most recent)

“New Influenza Vaccine Recommendations for 2021-2022 Season.” American Academy of Family Physicians. September 16, 2021. Available here.

“Influenza Vaccine for the 2021-2022 Season.” U.S. Food and Drug Administration. September 15, 2021. Available here.

“Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2021-2022.” American Academy of Pediatrics. September 7, 2021. Available here.

“Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, United States, 2021-22 Influenza Season.” Grohskopf, L., Alyanak, E., Ferdinands, J., et al. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. August 27, 2021. Available here.

“Has COVID Taught Us Anything About Pandemic Preparedness?” Maxmen, A. Nature. August 13, 2021. Available here.

“How to Prevent the Next Pandemic.” Berkley, S. Scientific American. June 23, 2021. Available here.

“Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework for the Sharing of Influenza Viruses and Access to Vaccines and Other Benefits, 2nd Ed.” World Health Organization. June 16, 2021. Available here.

“Our Position On: Why Pandemic Preparedness Is a Priority for GSK, Our Sector, and Public Health.” GlaxoSmithKline. June 2021. Available here.

“Vaccine Equity Toolkit Will Help Address Equitable Access.” Kaiser Permanente. March 23, 2021. Available here.

“During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Prioritize Routine and Seasonal Vaccination for Health Care Personnel.” Trost, A., Pratt, K., Hughes IV, R., et al. Health Affairs Blog. March 17, 2021. Available here.

“Improving Pandemic Preparedness through Better, Faster Influenza Vaccines.” Newland, M., Durham, D., Asher, J., et al. Expert Review of Vaccines. February 12, 2021. Available here.

“Preparedness, Policy, and Patients – Learning from the Pandemic.” Rivlin, A., Billman, M. In Vivo. January 14, 2021. Available here.

“FDA COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and Preparedness Plan (PREPP) Initiative: Summary Report.” U.S. Food and Drug Administration. January 2021. Available here.

“A Global Initiative for Advancing Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Preparedness and Response: Harnessing Lessons from the Efforts Mitigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.” National Academy of Medicine. December 2020. Available here.

“Improving Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons from COVID-19.” Bollyky, T., Patrick, S. Council on Foreign Relations. October 2020. Available here.

“Health Insurance Providers Take On the Seasonal Flu.” America’s Health Insurance Plans. September 16, 2020. Available here.

“How to Increase Flu Vaccination during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Clark, J. Health Affairs Blog. August 6, 2020. Available here.

“The Pandemic Focuses an Emphasis on the Value of Routine Immunizations.” American Medical Association. June 3, 2020. Available here.

“National Influenza Vaccine Modernization Strategy (NIVMS) 2020-2030.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. June 2020. Available here.

“Pandemic Influenza Plan 2017 Update.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. June 2017. Available here.


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